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Human Rights Defender: A Conversation with LGBTI Advocates from El Salvador


Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Time: 03:00PM - 04:00PM
Description: Human Rights Defenders:A Conversation with LGBTI Advocates from El Salvador Oct. 30, 3:00pm-4:00pm Room 402 Please join us for a unique opportunity to discuss the rights of LGBTI people in El Salvador. The speakers will discuss a report they are presenting earlier in the day to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights regarding violence against transgendered people in El Salvador! Invited Speakers: Abraham Abrego- Fundación de Estudios para la Aplicación del Derecho (FESPAD) Karla Stephanie Avelar- Asociación Comunicando y Capacitando a Mujeres TRANS con o sin VIH en El Salvador (COMCAVIS TRANS) Ana Cisneros- Independent Human Rights Activist Paty Hernández- Asociación Solidaria Para Impulsar el Desarrollo Humano (ASPIDH ARCOIRIS ) Modesto Mendizábal- Asociación Salvadoreña de Mujeres Trans (ASTRANS) Nicole Santamaría- Colectivo ALEJANDRIA El Salvador Professor Allison Davenport (moderator)- Boalt Law Schol, UC Berkeley Co-Sponsored by UNROW and International Human Rights Clinic.
Sponsor: The Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law
URL: http://www.wcl.american.edu/humright/center/images/HRDefenderLGBTElSalvadorFlyer.jpg
Location: WCL Room 402
Contact Name: Michael Baney
Contact Phone: 202-274-4180
Contact Email: humlaw@wcl.american.edu
Posted On: 10/28/13

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