- Location -
NYU School of Law
Faculty Club, D'Agostino Hall
108 West 3rd Street (Corner of Sullivan Street)
New York, NY
Women’s Rights Committee of the New York State
Bar Association International Section,
in coordination with
the NYUSchool of
Law Center for Human Rights and
cordially invites you
A Reception and Panel
Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on
the Elimination of All Forms of
Discrimination Against Women:
Role in Advancing Women’s Rights Worldwide – 30 Years of Success &
Tuesday, March 30,
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
NYUSchool of Law
Faculty Club, D’Agostino Hall 108 West 3rd
(corner of Sullivan
Street) New York
The reception will
begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by the panel presentation at 6:30 p.m. RSVP by March 26th to
Shannon McNulty firstname.lastname@example.org Denise Scotto at email@example.com.
Curry Gender and Human Rights
United Nations Office for the High Commissioner for Human
Stefiszyn Human Rights Specialist
United Nations Development Fund for Women
Moderator: Jayne Huckerby Adjunct Assistant Professor of
New York University School of Law
The Convention on the Elimination of all
Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) establishes
international legal standards for the protection of women’s
rights. The Convention was adopted by the United Nations General
Assembly approximately 30 years ago and has been ratified by 186
countries. The program will provide attendees with a basic
understanding of CEDAW and its role in advancing women’s
Our panelists will address the following
What are the basic provisions and
mechanisms of CEDAW?
How has CEDAW produced concrete
progress in advancing the rights of women and girls?
What difficulties arise in implementing
the protections provided by the Convention?
Why hasn’t the
States ratified CEDAW and what are the
prospects for its ratification?
We look forward to a lively and
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contact Kathy Heider at 800-582-2452 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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