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The Women in Law Conference | Vienna | September 15 - 17, 2022

Dubravka Šimonović

former UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women its causes and consequences | United Nations

Dubravka Šimonović

former UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women its causes and consequences | United Nations
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Biography

Dr. Dubravka Šimonović was the United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences from June 2015 – to July 2021, appointed by the UN Human Rights Council. During the six years tenure, she visited 11 countries and elaborated 11 thematic reports on violence against women. She initiated a femicide watch as a tool for the prevention of femicide or gender-related killings of women and girls. She also initiated the establishment of the EDVAW Platform composed of 7 expert human rights mechanisms for the elimination of discrimination and violence against women.

 

 

All sessions by Dubravka Šimonović

Track 1 – Women’s rights are human rights

Sep 16, 2022
10:00 am-11:25 am
Sessions