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Social Protections for Women, Girls and All Those with Down Syndrome - CSW63 Side Event
21 Mar 2019 -  To be held during CSW63 on International Down Syndrome Awareness Day (3-21), this event will discuss the inherent dignity and worth of women, girls and all those with Down syndrome, their contributions to society in all spheres of life, and the concrete cultural, legal, and policy changes.
Invited speakers:
Karen Gaffney, President Karen Gaffney Foundation, Leader with Down Syndrome
Michelle Sie Whitten, Global Down Syndrome Foundation
Deanna Smith, Author, Motherhood Unexpected, Mother of Daughter with Down Syndrome.
Rick Smith, Hope Story, Father of a Son with Down Syndrome
Archbishop Bernardito C. Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations (moderator)