International Women's Day: The fight for women's rights around the globe

Wednesday 6 March 2019, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Garden Court Chambers

In honour of International Women's Day, join Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC) & Garden Court for a panel discussion showcasing the work of human rights advocates & defenders fighting for women's rights & women human rights defenders around the globe.

Date: Wednesday 6 March 2019
Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court Chambers  

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Panellists include:

  • Gráinne Mellon, Garden Court Chambers (and Secretary of BHRC’s Executive Committee);
  • Rothna Begum, senior researcher of the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch;
  • Jane Gordon, co-founder of Sisters for Change;
  • Hibo Wardere, author, campaigner and educator on FGM.

The panel will be chaired by BHRC Chair, Schona Jolly QC.

The event will be followed by a drinks reception.


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