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A discussion of the report presented by the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights

Tuesday 31 October 2017, by siawi3

Source: http://webtv.un.org/search/the-impact-of-fundamentalism-and-extremism-on-the-cultural-rights-of-women-time-to-take-a-stand/5626000401001/?term=cultural%20rights&sort=date

The Impact of Fundamentalism and Extremism on the Cultural Rights of Women: Time to Take a Stand
A discussion of the report presented by the
UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights

Speakers:

Karima Bennoune, Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights
Rafida Bonya Ahmed, author, human rights activists and moderator at Mukto-mona blog; visiting research scholar at UT Austin; widow of Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy, Bangladesh
Sheema Kermani, activist, theater practitioner and dancer; founder of Tehrik-E-Niswan in Karachi, Pakistan
Wanda Nowicka, Chair of Equality and Modernity Association; Honorary President of Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning, Poland
Cole Parke, LGBTQ and Gender Justice Researcher at Political Research Associates, USA
Wai Wai Nu, Director of Women Peace Network Arakan, Myanmar

Video message from Nayantara Sahgal, writer, India

Date: Thursday 26 October 2017
Time: 5-7pm
Venue: Conference Room 11, UN Headquarters, New York, NY

WATCH HERE