Workshop on the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

  • Catherine O'Rourke (Organiser)

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A workshop to explore the current and potential activities of the CEDAW Committee on the human rights of lesbian, bisexual and transgender women. It will identify strengths in the CEDAW Committee’s current approach to sexual orientation and gender identity and pinpoint areas for future development. The workshop aims to make both a theoretical and practical contribution to the interpretation of CEDAW and to the activities of the CEDAW Committee, States, civil society and international organisations.

Speakers include:
Dr Lia Nadaria, CEDAW Committee
Ms Marion Bethel, CEDAW Committee
Mr Victor Madrigal-Borloz, United Nations Independent Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Period2 Jun 20213 Jun 2021
Event typeConference
LocationBelfast, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Women's rights
  • Human Rights
  • Intersectionality
  • International Law