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Launch of the Global Campaign




Welcome Address: Vivienne Wee, Director, WEMC and Associate Director, Southeast Asia Research Centre, City University, Hong Kong Welcome Address


Keynote Address: Dr. Yakin Ertürk, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women


Opening Remarks and Overview of the Campaign: Farida Shaheed, Deputy Director, WEMC and WLUML Board Member


Photographic Presentation: One-minute silence to honour women killed in the past 12 months


Women organizing: The Stop Stoning Forever Campaign in Iran: Shadi Sadr, Women’s rights lawyer, journalist, and co-founder of RAAHI Women’s Legal Centre


Documentary Screening of "Mokarrameh"


Stopping Stoning in Nigeria: Stuck Halfway? Ayesha Imam, Founder of BAOBAB and WLUML Board Member 


We can stop this! So-called 'Honour Killings' in Turkey: Nebahat Akkoç, Founding Director, KA-MER (Women’s Centre)

Politicizing Islam: New challenges for Indonesian Women: Sri Wiyanti Eddyono, Women's rights lawyer and Director of Semarak Cerang Nusa, Indonesia 

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