DECEMBER 2, 2016 - Duty to Protect? The Impact of Extractive Industries on the Rights of Women

The Human Rights Research and Education Centre's Human Rights Clinic is pleased to present:

Duty to Protect? The Impact of Extractive Industries on the Rights of Women:
Canada's Recent Exam before the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

This event is also one of the initiatives taking place within the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, an international campaign which calls for the elimination of gender-based violence by raising awareness at the local, national, and international levels.

Friday, December 2, 2016
11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fauteux Hall, FTX570 (5th Floor)
(57 Louis Pasteur, uOttawa)

All are welcome.
This event will be presented in English and French.
A light lunch will be provided.

The purpose of the conference is to have an overview of Canada’s presentation before the UN Committed on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women that took place last October. The Human Rights Clinic team on Business and Human Rights submitted, along with other organizations, a shadow report focusing on the impact of Canadian mining companies on the rights of women. They will present their findings and analyses.

The presentations will be made by participating students. The Project Coordinator and Academic Advisor will moderate the discussion.

*The Human Rights Research and Education Centre may take pictures at this event for use on the website.

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