NGO-CSW Parallel Events 2014

“If because of fear of our death we stop speaking out, than that is also our death. Because by killing us, they want to silence our voices, but, if we silence our voices before our deaths, then it is our deaths.” ~ Gulalai Ismail, Founder of Pakistan’s Aware Girls

Elevating Asian Girl Human Rights: Releasing the power of Asian girls to bridge the gender gap

Time/Date/Venue: 2:30pm, Tuesday, 11th March (CCUN Hardin Room)

CO-SPONSOR: The Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women’s Association (PPSEAWA), Asian Girl Campaign

CHAIR: Anthony Carlisle. Moderator’s introduction: Video

1) Shulamith Koenig, Founder of People’s Movement for Human Rights Learning (PDHRE) (Recipient of UN Prize in the Field of Human Rights) (USA). Title: Building Human Rights Cities with a focus on Girl Human Rights Video

2) Lilian Yap, International Affairs Specialist of The Garden of Hope Foundation, Taiwan. (East Asia/Taiwan). Title: Empowering Girls to Elevate Girl Human Rights Video

3) Gulalai Ismail, Chairperson of Aware Girls. (South Asia/Pakistan). Title: Girls Challenging the Customs and Traditions for Bridging the Gender Gap Video

4) Undrakh Chinchuluun, Director of The “PRINCESS” Center for the Protection of Girls and Young Women’s Rights  (Central Asia/Mongolia). Title: Empowerment of teenage mothers through social services Video PPT

5) Rowena Legaspi, Chairperson of Children’s Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRDC)(Southeast Asia/Philippines). Title: Advancing Girl Children’s Access to Reproductive Health in the Context Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Video PPT

 

Asian Girls Changing Their World

Date/Time/Venue: 2:30pm, Wednesday, 12th March (Salvation Army Auditorium)

CO-SPONSOR: Pan-Pacific & South-East Asia Women’s Association (PPSEAWA),  The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF)

CHAIR: Eleanor Schlesinger. Moderator’s introduction: Video

1) Chu Thi Thu Hoai, Law Student/Member of CSAGA (South-East Asia/Vietnam). Title: Speaking Up Against Domestic Violence (3 minutes) Video

2) Tserenbaljir Mandakh, Coordinator of Young Mothers’ Club at The “PRINCESS” Center for the Protection of Girls and Young Women’s Rights (Central Asia/Mongolia). Title: Waiting Video

3) Erdenetsetseg Erdenedondog, Development Officer of “PRINCESS” Center for the Protection of Girls and Young Women’s Rights (Central Asia/Mongolia). Title: My Right, My Choice (15 minutes)  Mongolian Girls montage

4) Gulalai Ismail  Chairperson of Aware Girls. (South Asia/Pakistan). Title: Aware Girls; Story of Courage and Bravery of Girls of Pakistan (10 minutes) Video

5a) Mitchel Wu, Program Manager of The Asian American Student Advocacy Project (ASAP) at The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) (Pacific/USA). Title: Asian American Students Advocating for Change in Education (13 minutes) Video

5b) Student from ASAP at The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) (Pacific/USA) (7 minutes) Video

6) Snow Lee, International Affairs Specialist of The Garden of Hope Foundation, Taiwan, (East Asia/Taiwan). Title: Asian Girls Changing the World Video PPT

7) Shulamith Koenig, Founder of People’s Movement for Human Rights Learning (PDHRE) (Recipient of UN Prize in the Field of Human Rights) (Pacific/USA). Title: Girls Changing Their World to Build Human Rights Cities (10 minutes) Video

8) Q&A Video

 

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