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Panel Discussion on Violence against Indigenous Women - 10th Meeting 32nd Regular Session of Human Rights Council
16 Jun 2016 -  Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women

Panel 1: Violence against indigenous women and girls and its root causes
Chair: H.E. Mr. Choi Kyonglim, President of the Human Rights Council
Opening statement: Ms. Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
Moderator: Chief Wilton Littlechild, Member of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Panellists:
• Ms. Dubravka Šimonovic, Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences
• Ms. Tarcila Rivera Zea, Founder and Director of CHIRAPAQ (Centro de Culturas Indígenas del Perú), journalist and indigenous peoples’ rights activist • Ms. Josephine Cashman, Indigenous lawyer, Founder and Managing Director of the Riverview Global Partners
• Ms. Jennifer Koinante, Executive Director of the Yiaku Laikipiak Trust
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- 10th Plenary Meeting 32nd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council.

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SPEAKERS
Honduras, Ms. Karla Cueva
Australia , Ms. Natasha Stott Despoja
Dominican Republic (on behalf of CELAC), Ms. Katherine Urbáez
European Union, Ms. Christina Kokkinakis
Pakistan (on behalf of OIC), Mr. Aamar Aftab Qureshi
Denmark ( On behalf of a Group of Nordic Baltic Countries, Mr. Carsten Staur
Canada (on behalf of a Group of Countries), Ms. Rosemary Mccarney
South Africa (on behalf of African group), Ms. Yatasha Naidoo
Iran (Islamic Republic of) on behalf of NAM, Mr. Mohammad Zareian
United States of America, Mr. Keith M. Harper
Namibia, Ms. Sabine Böhlke-Möller
Panama, Ms. Grisselle Rodriguez
Penal Reform International (Joint statement), Ms. Rope Olivia
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Ms. Maria Munoz Maraver
Indian Law Resource Centre (Joint statement), Ms. Jana Walker
Ms. Jennifer Koinante, Executive Director of the Yiaku Laikipiak Trust
Chile, Mr. Patricio Guesalaga
Paraguay, Mr. Miguel Ricardo Candia Ibarra
China , Ms. HE Fen
Peru, Ms. Ana Teresa Lecaros Terry
Italy, Ms. Maja Boja
Idlo, Ms. Charlotte Horekens
El Salvador, Mr. Joaquín Alexander Maza Martelli
Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ms. Daniela Llanos Sanguesa
Suriname, Ms. Jasmler Wijngaanle Lijkran
Spain, Ms. Ana María Menéndez Pérez
South Africa , Ms. Yatasha Naidoo
Russian Federation, Ms. Anastasia Bagdatieva
Arab Commission for Human Rights, Ms. Bassindow Wissam
Women's International Democratic Federation, Ms. Adelina Allen Hilton
Indonesia, Ms. Triyono Wibowo
Ms. Dubravka Šimonovic, Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, its Causes and Consequences
Ms. Tarcila Rivera Zea, Founder & Director of CHIRAPAQ (Centro de Culturas Indígenas del Perú), Journalist & Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Activist
Ms. Josephine Cashman, Indigenous lawyer, Founder and Managing Director of the Riverview Global Partners
Ms. Jennifer Koinante, Executive Director of the Yiaku Laikipiak Trust