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With the aim of contributing and enriching the conversation, the OAS will organize virtual forums, in the form of round tables and webinars, with the participation of international experts on all the topics that the Portal proposes to carry out brainstorming around them. and inclusive discussions. On this page you will find the calendar of upcoming events and the videos of the events already held.

Violence against women and girls and the COVID-19 pandemic, a global outlook

Cycle of Inter-American Conferences

  • 5/29/2020 10:00 AM
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Event date: 5/29/2020 10:00 AM Export event

Persons in charge of the presentations:

Elizabeth Odio Benito, President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Alejandra Mora Mora, Executive Secretary of the Inter-American Commission of Women 
Dubravka Simonovic, The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women, its Causes and Consequences 
Tatiana Rein Venegas, President of the Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism of the Belém do Pará Convention
Lucy Asuagbor, Special Rapporteur on Rights of Women of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights 
Marceline Naudi, President of the Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence
Marion Bethel, Committee member of CEDAW and of the CEDAW Working Group on Gender-based Violence Against Women 

The Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM/OAS), the Follow-up Mechanism of the Convention of Belém do Pará (MESECVI) and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (I/A Court HR) invite you to participate in the next event of the Cycle of Inter-American Conferences: Violence against women and girls and the COVID-19 Pandemic. A Global Outlook. Through high-level presentations, we will seek to make visible the structural violence against women and girls that is accentuated in the context of the crisis generated by COVID-19, and the proposals to guarantee women's rights.