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Date(s) - 04/06/2018 - 07/07/2018
All Day

University of Toronto

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This one-week educational institute focuses on understanding and utilizing the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other mechanisms of the women’s human rights system as tools for activism, feminist analysis and women’s human rights movement-building. The core principles and functions of CEDAW as tools for activism and feminist analysis will be explored, ensuring that all participants will be able to ground diverse women’s issues in a women’s human rights framework.


WHRI’s Educational Programs are Directed by Alda Facio:  WHRI Co-founder, Costa Rican feminist jurist and activist, Chair and Special Rapporteur of the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women (UN WGDAW)

The CEDAW for Change Institute is co-facilitated by: Angela Lytle & Anya Victoria

This program is executed in 2 parts:

June 2018:  3 week online learning program
July 3-7, 2018:  In-class program in Toronto

CEDAW for Change Institute Tuition:   $1,000 USD

Discounted rate:  Unwaged participants, full-time students and staff of women’s organizations with an annual budget of less than USD $80,000 are automatically eligible for the discounted tuition rate of $750 USD.

Additional details can be found on our website:

Visas & Accommodations:  http://learnwhr.org/registration/visa-accommodations/
Fees, Funding, Scholarships: http://learnwhr.org/registration/scholarships/
Program Information: http://learnwhr.org/about/our-vision/
Testimonials of past participants: http://learnwhr.org/about/testimonials/
About our Faculty: http://learnwhr.org/about/faculty/

If you don’t find an answer to your question on the website, contact WHRI Communications Officer, Isa Dávila at info@learnwhr.org.

For more information, see: http://learnwhr.org/whri2018/.