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What’s Missing from the Beijing Platform?

Center Holds Panel on Using the Force of Law to Transform Beijing’s Commitments into Reality

WHAT: Panel presentation and open discussion on legal strategies for implementing the reproductive rights commitments of the Beijing Platform for Action adopted ten years ago at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing.

Panelists will discuss their work within national legal systems, as well as within regional and international human rights systems, to help transform global commitments to women's reproductive rights into tangible guarantees and remedies.

SPEAKERS:
Nancy Northup:
President, Center for Reproductive Rights
The Honorable Minister Obong Rita Akpan: Minister of Women's Affairs, Nigeria
Barbora Bukovska: Executive Director, Center for Civil and Human Rights, Kosice, Slovakia
Sapana Pradhan-Malla: President, Forum for Women, Law and Development, Kathmandu, Nepal
Luisa Cabal: Director, International Legal Program, Center for Reproductive Rights

WHEN:
Thursday, March 3, 2005
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

WHERE: 12th Floor, The Church Center, 777 UN Plaza (1st Avenue & 44th Street), New York, NY