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Strategies of resistance: Combating violence against lesbian, bisexual and trans women

in WORLD, 19/02/2013

ILGA, The International Lesbian and Gay Association, and RFSL, The Swedish Federation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rights organise a panel event at the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Strategies of resistance: Combating violence against lesbian, bisexual and trans women

It has become increasingly recognized that lesbian, bisexual and trans women are subjected to targeted violence and killings based on their actual and sometimes perceived sexual orientation and gender identity.

This panel explores ways in which lesbian, bisexual and trans women’s groups are resisting the violence specifically targeting women and trans people sharing experiences, examples and strategies. The panel will be interactive allowing the audience to engage and share experiences as well.

Panelists
Opening remarks will be made by the Swedish Minister for Gender Equality, Maria Arnholm.
Rhoda Awino Odhiambo, Minority Women in Action, ILGA Women’s Secretariat, Kenya
Ulrike Lunacek, Member of the European Parliament (Greens/Austria), Co-President of the LGBT Intergroup in the EP
Tamara Adrian, Diverlex, ILGA Trans Secretariat, Venezuela
Dana Zhang, Common Language and Chinese Lala Alliance, China

Moderator
Maria Sjödin, RFSL, Sweden

Coordinator
Patricia Curzi, ILGA


Date and Place
Monday 4 March 2013
From 6.15 to 7.45 pm
Armenian Convention Center
630 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10016


The present event is supported by
The Government of Sweden
Minority Women in Action, Kenya
Commission Communautaire Française, Belgium
Education International
 

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