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AFGHANISTAN WOMEN - CHALLENGES FOR RIGHTS, ADVOCACY FOR PEACE

Event Date: 
May 4, 2010 - 13:00 - 15:00

UN Human Rights Council Session 14 presents Afghanistan Women, Challenges for Rights, Advocacy for Peace. This event is sponsored by Women’s UN Report Network, Worldwide Organization for Women, Women’s International League for Peace, and Freedom NGO Committee on the Status of Women, where this event creates dialog for the support and answers to women's fight for equality in Afghanistan. The advocates for this event include the following list below, where they are presenting their answers and remedies for the inequality that Afghan women face.

*Afghanistan - HAWCA Woman Leader - Humanitarian Assistance for Women & Children in Afghanistan
*Afghanistan - RAWA Woman Leader - Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan
*Mr. Vernor Munoz - UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education
*WUNRN - Lois A. Herman - Coordinator, Women’s UN Report Network - Afghanistan Women’s & Girls’ Human Rights Issues - Power Point
*CISDA - Anna Favalli - Coordinamento Italiano Sostegno Donne Afghane Onlus - Bilateral Support Program of Italian & Afghanistan Women
*Dr. Q. M. Islam - World Health Organization - Director of the Department of Making Pregnancy Safer Program - Maternal Mortality in Afghanistan
*Simona Cataldi - Author of The Women’s Vote in Afghanistan
*Introduction & Moderator - Afton Beutler - Worldwide Organization for Women, Co-convener for NGO CWS Women’s Right to Health Working Group

Location:
Room VIII, Palais des Nations
Avenue de la Paix 8
Geneva
Switzerland

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