East Asia Sub-regional Conference on Human Rights & Dignity of Asian Girls -- Building Girl Friendly Cities

Date: September 22-23, 2015

Venue:
Lap Chee College,
Jockey Club Student Village III,
The University of Hong Kong

Organized by:
The Garden of Hope Foundation
The Women’s Foundation, Hong Kong
Lap Chee College, The University of Hong Kong.

Sponsor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROC (Taiwan)

About the conference:
This exciting event is part of the Asian Girl Campaign organized by the Garden of Hope Foundation to raise awareness about International Day of the Girl Child in Asia.
Who will be there? Students and leaders of the girls’ human rights movement in East Asia.
Why “girl friendly” cities? The conference will explore ideas and share best practices on how to create cities in Asia where girls can live in dignity, let their voices be heard, and reach their full potential.

Agenda
Day 1 (Tue. Sep 22)
0900-1000 Registration & Opening
1000-1200 Theme I: Gender Stereotypes and the Media
1300-1550 Theme II: Protection and Development of Marginalized Girls
1610-1730 Theme III: Policies and Practices towards Delivering the Promises of the SDGs, CEDAW, and Other International Treaties

Day 2 (Wed. Sep 23)
0900-1000 Regional Partnerships in Advocating Girls’ Human Rights – Prospects and Challenges
1000-1200 Building Girl Friendly Cities – Consensus Session


Should you have any question please contact:

Brenda R. Alegre, PhD
email : brendara@hku.hk
mobile: 55271154

Pauline Liu
pauline.liu@hku.hk

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