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HRC 41 Side Event: ‘Hear us, See us’: A panel discussion with indigenous women from around the world

As part of its efforts to bring the voice of indigenous women to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, in the context of the ‘Hear us, See us: Women’s voices’ exhibition, the Permanent Mission of Australia, along with the Missions of Canada, Mexico, the Australian Human Rights Commission and ILGA World, is pleased to present a side event on the specific and intersectional challenges faced by indigenous women around the world, particularly those facing young women.

  • Tuesday 25 June, 14:30 – 16:00
  • Room VIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

Join us for a panel discussion to hear directly from indigenous women about their experiences of resilience, leadership, and problem solving in advancing the rights of women and improving the lives of their communities.

Moderator:

HE Ms Sally Mansfield, Permanent Representative of Australia to the United Nations in Geneva

Panelists:

Ms June Oscar AO, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner of Australia
Ms Sashia Leung, Associate Director of Process, British Columbia Treaty Commission
Ms Nora Don Juan Pérez, CONAMI, Mexico (by video)
Ms Phylesha Brown-Acton, Founder, F’INE Pasifika Aotearoa and ILGA World Board member