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ARC International panel

South Africa, 13 December 2012

Panellists convened to discuss gender-motivated violence against women: Kim Vance (Canada), Jabu Pereira (South Africa), Jessica Stern (U.S.A.), Rosanna Flamer-Caldera (Sri Lanka), Carla LaGata (Germany), Cynthia Rothschild (U.S.A.)

  • Gender-motivated killings of women based on sexual orientation and gender identity are a global phenomenon.
  • The UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women has recently paid special attention to this issue in her reports to
    the Human Rights Council and General Assembly in 2012.
  • This workshop will explore current research, gaps and challenges, actions taken by the UN and other bodies, and strategies to address this critical issue.

Date: Thursday, 13 December
Time: 4:45 - 6 pm
Place: ABF-Kata





Please download the invite for emailing to your colleagues who may be interested in attending.


About arc

Since 2003, ARC International has been advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. ARC plays a unique role in facilitating strategic planning around LGBT issues internationally, strengthening global networks, and enhancing access to UN mechanisms. We are the only organization with a full-time presence in Geneva committed to advancing LGBT issues within the UN human rights system

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