CEDAW /Human Rights workshop / 14 September 2013

The CEDAW Coalition of NGOs
invite you
to an exciting, innovative and thought provoking workshop.

Moving Towards Change
A Human Rights Approach to Making Positive Changes to Policy and Practice

This introductory workshop will help participants to understand New Zealand and international Human Rights frameworks, how Human Rights legislation can be used to improve practice using CEDAW as the primary example.  The topics we will cover are:

·      An introduction to New Zealand and international human rights frameworks and the duty to protect.

·      New Zealand human rights legislation and international covenants that New Zealand is signatory to, with a particular focus on CEDAW.

·      How to use national and international human rights instruments such as CEDAW to make complaints and encourage the development of more enabling public policy.


Kris Gledhill is a lecturer at the University of Auckland Law School. His research and teaching interests include comparative international human rights law, mental health and prison law.

Who is this training for?
Anyone who is interested in women’s rights and using CEDAW to advance women’s rights.

Cost:   $40 per person

Date:    Saturday September 14th, 2013

Time:   9.30 ­ 3.30pm.  Lunch will be provided.

  CCS Disability Action, 14 Erson Ave, Royal Oak (This venue is fully accessible.)

Parking: There is plenty of accessible parking in the grounds.  Other participants are asked to park in the adjacent streets where there is always plenty of parking and a walk in the fresh air.

   See form attached on 2nd page of attachment

The CEDAW Coalition Kris Gledhill workshop Sept 14 2013

For more information :
Contact:        Debbie Hager
Email           debbie.neil@clear.net.nz
Phone   09 816 9339 (home)  09 3737599 x 89208 (work)

Distributed by

Beverley Turner
Deputy Convenor Pacific Women’s Watch (NZ)
[known in NZ as New Zealand Women’s Watch]

e:    info@pacificwomenswatch.org.nz
ph:  +64 9 4180700
Working for Gender Justice

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