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NGO Highlights 1998

1998 some highlights 

The UN

  • Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the UNDHR, Universal Declaration of Human Rights 

The NGO office

  • Gives presentation to the North America National Service Providers Rosemont, Columbus Ohio  
  • Makes a visit to GS in Chiapas Mexico
  • Participates in our 1st NGO publication, Clearing a Path for Girls in preparation for Beijing plus Five (B+5), Five-year review of the Beijing women conference. The report was a project of the Working Group on Girls of the NGO Committee on UNCEF
  • Has first articles on women published in media, Pax Christi national newsletter and Maryknoll magazine
  • Makes its first verbal intervention at CEDAW, re the human rights of women in Mexico
  • Encourages regional actions through the activity of Lalini in Brussels and Winifred in Ethiopia, who had been appointed regional reps through Barbara Davis.
  • Submitted a report on Violence Against Women, to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, prepared by the Good Shepherd Social Justice network, Australia:  Assessing Government compliance towards elimination of Domestic Violence
  • Participates in the review of GS Global Analysis from 1997 General Chapter/Assembly, Rome, Italy.

Images of  1998

Understanding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, UDHR  

  Beginning to Raise our Voice!





Networking and speaking

   Learning about the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
   Archbishop Ruiz and GS people in  Chiapas, Mexico

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