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Monitoring the Implementation of CEDAW toward Sexual and Reproductive Health Right


Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Time: 06:00PM - 07:30PM
Description: The American Society of International Law and ASIL Academic Partner American University Washington College of Law's Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law are pleased to present a three-part continuing legal education (CLE) series to provide a forum for the better understanding and discussion of human rights and humanitarian law theory.This first course will focus on how human rights related to sexual and reproductive health are enshrined in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), governmental obligations to implement those rights, and monitoring of those obligations by the CEDAW Committee. Speakers: Rebecca Cook, Professor Emerita & Co-Director, International Reproductive and Sexual Health Law Program, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Sarah Craven, Chief, Washington Office of UN Population Fund Cristina Finch, Managing Director, Women’s Human Rights Program, Amnesty International USA
Sponsor: The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law & American Society of International Law
URL: http://www.wcl.american.edu/hracademy/hrmonth.cfm
Location: ASIL, Tillar House, 2223 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington DC
Contact Name: Renee Lurker
Contact Phone: 202-274-4070
Contact Email: hracademy@wcl.american.edu
CLE Credit: Yes
Posted On: 05/24/13

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