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IDLO Press Conference
Date: 28 February 2013
12:00 - 12:45
Organization: UNOG
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: Women’s access to justice.



Women’s access to justice.


As the 22nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council convenes, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) will brief the Geneva press corps on the latest attacks on women’s rights, the barriers that women face across the “justice chain” and that need to be tackled to protect women's human rights, improve their access to justice and promote gender equality, while highlighting the importance for the Council to tackle the challenge of ensuring women’s access to justice.

  • Irene Khan, Director-General, International Development Law Organization
  • Miriam Estrada, former Ecuadorian Minister of Social Affairs
  • Hina Jilani, former UN Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Human Rights Defenders, Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan


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