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採訪通知︰民間團體赴聯合國 要求關注本港婦女權益

貴傳媒機構 編輯/採訪主任
香港民間代表團
日期 2014年10月14日
民間團體赴聯合國 要求關注本港婦女權益
採訪通知聯合國消除對婦女歧視委員會將於本月23日舉行正式聆訊,審議中國(包括香港及澳門)履行《消除對婦女一切形式歧視公約》(「婦女公約」CEDAW)之情況,聆訊將會當面向中港澳政府代表作口頭提問。香港民間代表團亦會赴日內瓦出席小組會議,向聯合國委員進行游說,要求委員關注本港婦女議題,及建議他們向政府作出提問。明天,民間代表團將會在雨傘佔領運動中,展示著無數港人對民主政制和自由渴求的「連儂牆香港」前舉行記者會,表達希望聯合國委員關注的問題。當中包括本港政制對女性參政的排拒,及社會運動中女性受到性暴力威嚇等問題。活動詳請如下:

日期 2014年10月15日(星期三)
時間 下午1:00
地點 連儂牆香港(金鐘添美道與干諾道中交界)
內容 Ø  各個民間團體發言
Ø  問答環節

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將會出席日內瓦聯合國消除對婦女歧視委員會正式審議的團體

平等機會婦女聯席
民主黨
卓新力量
青鳥
香港人權監察
香港女障協進會
粉紅同盟
新婦女協進會
關注婦女性暴力協會

NGO Delegation Leaves for Geneva to Request UN Concern over Women’s Rights in HK
 MEDIA INVITATION
Hong Kong, 14 October 2014 – A United Nations (UN) committee will hold a formal hearing at Geneva on 23 October 2014 to review the obligations of China (including Hong Kong and Macao) under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). At the hearing, members of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women will raise questions towards government representatives from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao. A group of Hong Kong NGOs will also send a delegation to Geneva to attend the hearing and lobby Committee members on issues concerning women’s rights in Hong Kong.
TOMORROW (15/10), the NGO delegation to UN will hold a press conference outside the “Lennon Wall Hong Kong”, which symbolizes the pursuit of democracy and freedom in the Umbrella Movement. NGOs will brief the media on the issues that they would request the UN Committee to consider, which will include the exclusion of women from the political system and the sexual violence that women protestors have suffered.
Details of the press conference are as follows:
Date: 15 October 2014 (Wed)
Time: 1:00 pm
Venue: Lennon Wall Hong Kong (located where Tim Mei Avenue cuts Connaught Road Central in Admiralty, outside the staircase to the Central Government Offices)
Content: Speeches by NGOs, Q&A Session
You are cordially invited to the press conference. For inquiries, please contact Casey Kwok from the Hong Kong Women’s Coalition on Equal Opportunities at 27200891

Organizations that will attend the CEDAW hearing at Geneva include:
Hong Kong Women’s Coalition on Equal Opportunities
Democratic Party
Chosen Power
Action for REACH OUT
Hong Kong Human Rights Monitor
Association of Women with Disabilities in Hong Kong
Pink Alliance
The Association for the Advancement of Feminism
Association Concerning Sexual Violence Against Women

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