Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD): "Addressing and Reaffirming Women's Sexual and Reproductive Rights"

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Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD): "Addressing and Reaffirming Women's Sexual and Reproductive Rights"

Date: 
Monday, March 1, 2010 - 23:00 to Tuesday, March 2, 2010 - 00:30

This (parallel) event will launch APWLD's newest report, "My Body, My Life, My Rights" outlining the findings of our December 2009 consultation with the Office of the United Nations Special Rappoteur on Violence Against Women.
Ms. Rashida Manjoo
UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
Opening Remarks

Ms. Khawar Mumtaz
Shirkat Gah: Women’s Resource Centre (Pakistan)
“Harmful cultural practices and women's sexual and reproductive rights from the Pakistan perspective”

Ms. Regina Yuching Lin
International Affairs Specialist, The Garden of Hope Foundation (Taiwan)
“International marriage and women’s sexual and reproductive rights”

Ms. Myungsook Lee
North Korean defector
“Unforgettable misery in North Korea”

Ms. Heisoo Shin
National Movement for Eradication of Sex Trafficking (Korea) / former CEDAW Committee member
“'Reparations for violations of women's sexual and reproductive rights: learning from women's movement’

Moderator: Ms. Kate Lappin,
Regional Coordinator, APWLD

Contact person: Misun Woo, Programme Officer, APWLD
misun@apwld.org

To read more please visit APWLD.