The Canadian Human Rights Voice is honoured to present Ms. Almas Jiwani - President of UN Women Canada as the chief guest for our upcoming Women's Rights Seminar. Ms. Jiwani will deliver the keynote address. Ms. Jiwani is a fiercely vocal and internationally renowned champion for gender equality and womenâ€™s social, economic, and political empowerment. The president has gained international recognition and commendations from governments and the media, and has been honoured with numerous Awards globally for her work on gender equity and womenâ€™s empowerment.
We are proud to host our 2nd Annual Womenâ€™s Rights Seminar on Monday, March 9th, 2015 from 12:30pm to 3:00 pm at the Legislative Assembly of Ontario at Queen's Park, Committee Room 230. This seminar will be attended by activists, professors, elected officials, human rights organizations, and students.
Various topics will be discussed by human rights experts under the umbrella of â€œGender Based Violence", domestically and internationally. Topics of discussion include: Education, Workplace Abuse/Violence, Child Marriage/Human Trafficking, and Sexual Violence in Sri Lanka.
By attending this seminar you will get to participate in the following activities:
A Tour of Ontario's Legislative Building:
This tour will take you through the historic building and provide you with a glimpse in Ontarioâ€™s Parliament
The Question Period:
You will be able to watch MPPs debate in the legislature during Oral Questions, followed by an interactive discussion with MPPs
NO COST at all for admission!!!
Registrants will be determined by a first come basis. The sooner your application is received the better your chances to guarantee your acceptance.
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