“CEDAW for Change” Institute – Canada – August 2020, Details to be confirmed, check back soon!
This week-long dynamic educational program will focus on understanding and utilizing the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other mechanisms of the women’s human rights system as tools for activism, feminist analysis and women’s human rights movement-building. Participants will develop a deep understanding of CEDAW as a tool, and as a visionary framework for the promotion of substantive equality for all women. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to co-learn with a diverse range of women’s human rights defenders!
Directed by Alda Facio
WHRI Co-founder, Costa Rican feminist jurist and activist, Special Rapporteur of the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women (UN WGDAW)
Angela Lytle, WHRI ED
Additional facilitators TBA
2020 Program Information
CEDAW for Change 2020 program fee: TBA
Program fees only cover the cost of participation in the program. Purchasing personal travel medical insurance for non-residents of Canada will be additional, plus your variable travel & visa expenses, booking your accommodations, and covering your meals and incidental expenses. See below for information about discounts and scholarship possibilities.
Please allow a minimum budget of CAD$50-60/day for duration of stay to cover your meals and incidentals.
Please note that the cost of tuition does not include accommodation or travel costs, and accommodations must be arranged and paid separately by participants. We regret that we are unable to make bookings on your behalf.