EGM: prevention of violence against women and girls

The Expert Group Meeting (EGM): prevention of violence against women and girls was convened as part of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women's multi-year programme of work for 2010-2014. The "Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls" forms a priority theme for its fifty-seventh session in 2013 (CSW57). The meeting took place in Bangkok, Thailand 17–20 September 2012 and was organised by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), in collaboration with the following organisations:

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UN Women
ONU Femmes
ONU Mujeres
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Formation2010
TypeUN entity
HeadquartersNew York City, United States
Official languages
Head
Michelle Bachelet
Websitewww.unwomen.org

ParticipantsEdit

Experts
NAME ORGANISATION
Sunila Abeysekera INFORM, Sri Lanka
Mary Carroll Ellsberg International Center for Research of Women, USA
Marai Larasi Ending Violence Against Women Coalition, UK
Lori Lynn Heise Tackling the Structural Drivers of HIV (STRIVE), USA
Tatiana Moura PROMUNDO, Brazil
Mallika Dutt Breakthrough, India
Edwina Kotoisuva Fiji Women's Crisis Centre, Fiji
Lori Michau Raising Voices, Uganda
Dean Peacock Sonke Gender Justice, South Africa
Dubravka Šimonović Member of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Jean Ward Independent Consultant, Kenya
Fatuma Chegue School of Education, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Margareta Grape UN Office of the World Council of Churches
Yasmeen Hassan Equality Now, USA
Henriette Jansen Independent Consultant, Fiji
Hibaaq Osman ED Kamara, N.Africa/M.East
Nandita Bhatla International Centre for Research on Women Asia Regional office (ICRW)
Keshan Latchman UNiTE Global Youth, Trinidad Tobago
Molly Melching TOSTAN, Senegal
Consultant
NAME ORGANISATION
Lara Fergus Independent Consultant, Australia
Observers
NAME ORGANISATION
Nanette Braun Social Media and Communications, UN Women
James Lang Partners for Prevention (UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women & UNV Regional Joint Programme for Asia and the Pacific)
Emma Fulu Partners for Prevention (UNDP, UNFPA, UN Women & UNV Regional Joint Programme for Asia and the Pacific)
Soon-Young Yoon UN representative for International Alliance of Women
Carole Shaw Asia Pacific Women's Watch
Gail Farngalo Government of Liberia
Sofia Dohmen Swedish SIDA
Kathryn Lockett DfID
UN System
NAME ORGANISATION
Roberta Clarke Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, UN Women
Nanda Krairiksh Director, ESCAP Social Development Division
Saraswathi Menon Director, Policy Division, UN Women
Ramanathan Balakrishnan Deputy Director, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, UN Women
Kalliopi Mingeirou UN Women
Tania Farah UN Women
Shoko Ishikawa UN Women, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Meryem Aslan UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women
Aldijana Sisic Secretary-General Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women
Clarice Da Silva E Paula UNICEF
Upala Devi UNFPA
Riet Groenen UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office
Avni Amina WHO
Suki Beavers UNDP
Cai Cai ESCAP
Jori Jorgensen ESCAP
Heike Alefsen OHCHR
Anna-Karin Jatfors UNiTE Campaign, Asia Pacific
Sara De La Pena Espin UN Women, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
Nelien Haspels ILO
Claudia Baroni UNODC

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EGM announced, UN Women's website.[permanent dead link] Retrieved 28 February 2013.

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