Tainan Side Event

Global Practices in Promotion of Gender Equality: Human Rights, Criminal Justice and the Media

Fri, Nov 8. 08:30-16:30. Chang Jung Christian University, Tainan City.
Hosted by: GOH Tainan Branch

Mini-conference with presentations from 4WCWS keynote speakers and response and discussion with local experts and academics. Topics under discussion were "International Practices in Human Rights Promotion and Gender Equality: Gender Diversity, Ethnicity and Culture" and "Victim Response to Criminal Justice Procedures and Media Coverage of Sexual Assault Cases". The visiting presenters were former UN Special Rapporteur for VAW Rashida Manjoo, GREVIO member Aleid van den Brink, former WAO executive director Ivy Joshia, and acting executive director of NNEDV Cindy Southworth. Taiwanese moderators and respondents  included Dr. Chu Hui-Ying, Dr. Vincent Shieh, Wu Tsyr-En and Zhang Ping. 


Rashida Manjoo

Aleid van den Brink

Ivy Josiah

Cindy Southworth