Launch of Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) Implementation Map in Asia Pacific

CEDAW invite

The George Institute for Global Health and the Australian Human Rights Institute at UNSW Sydney invite you to the launch of CEDAW Implementation Map in the Asia Pacific Region on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 1pm (AEDT) / 10am (CST) / 7:30am (IST).

The CEDAW Implementation Map analyses state action on women’s health and human rights, covering all aspects of health inequity, including women’s leadership and participation, data collection, health systems strengthening, governance and coordination and establishing human rights infrastructure.

We will be hosting this event on Zoom and in-person over lunch at The George Institute Hub.



  • Natasha Stott Despoja AO, Member, UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women; Chair, Our Watch

  • Dr. Janani Shanthosh, Research Fellow, Health, Economics and Law at The George Institute; and Academic Lead, Health and Human Rights Programme at the Australian Human Rights Institute, UNSW Sydney

  • Audrey Lee, International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific

  • Saunoamaali’i Dr. Karanina Sumeo, Commissioner, New Zealand Human Rights Commission

  • Prof. Justine Nolan, Director, Australian Human Rights Institute