Turning Laws into Action: Eliminating Gender-based Violence in Asia-Pacific
The 3rd Asia Pacific Summit on Gender-based Violence
16-18 June 2021 I Hong Kong I Live on Zoom
The 3rd Asia-Pacific Summit on Gender-based Violence will focus on the enforcement and judicial process of GBV related laws. It will bring together both strategic international organizations as well as grassroots organizations, both high-level experts and survivors across the region to:
(1) Identify key challenges, trends and strategic areas of GBV in the region;
(2) Provide a platform to highlight and share innovative solutions and exchange good practices and lessons learned on strategies for different forms of GBV;
(3) Build a regional network to enforce the national commitment and create space for monitoring and evaluation both from states and NGOs.
The three-day summit will be held online through the Zoom platform and will feature about 30 speakers from India, Korea, Nepal, Myanmar, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mainland China to share their experiences and discuss on six themes. Simultaneous English/Putonghua/Cantonese interpretation will be provided throughout the summit. It is open to practitioners and researchers on the topic of gender-based violence, as well as to the general public.