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Launch of Gender, Minorities and Indigenous Peoples report in Geneva and London

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Geneva

A panel debate to launch MRG’s latest report ‘Gender, Minorities and Indigenous Peoples‘ calling for action and led by:

  • Fareda Banda, co-author of Gender, Minorities and Indigenous Peoples
  • Mucha-Shim Quiling Arquiza from the Philippines
  • Mary James Kuku from Sudan
  • Margareta Matache from Romania
  • Pramilla Patten from CEDAW
  • Morton Kjaerum from CERD

Wednesday 4 August 2004, 1.30-3.00pm, Room 27 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva

Light refreshments available.

Please reply to kathryn.ramsay@minorityrights.org or katrina.payne@minorityrights.org.

Are rights and gender law and practitioners doing enough to protect the rights of minority and indigenous women experiencing multiple discrimination?

This panel debate considers the issues and questions the effectiveness of today’s gender and minority protection mechanisms.

Campaigners against discrimination and UN specialists alike consider the present and debate the future for minority and indigenous women’s rights.

London

A panel debate to launch MRG’s latest report ‘Gender, Minorities and Indigenous Peoples‘ calling for action and led by:

  • Fareda Banda, co-author of Gender, Minorities and Indigenous Peoples
  • Mucha-Shim Quiling Arquiza from the Philippines
  • Mary James Kuku from Sudan
  • Margareta Matache from Romania
  • Pramilla Patten from CEDAW

Thursday 5 August 2004, 5.30-7.30pm, at the Hancock Room, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Russell Square, London

Light refreshments available.

Please reply to kathryn.ramsay@minorityrights.org or katrina.payne@minorityrights.org.

Are rights and gender law and practitioners doing enough to protect the rights of minority and indigenous women experiencing multiple discrimination?

This panel debate considers the issues and questions the effectiveness of today’s gender and minority protection mechanisms.

Campaigners against discrimination and UN specialists alike consider the present and debate the future for minority and indigenous women’s rights.