Hearing on gender aspects of defence, peace and security 

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On Wednesday, the Women’s Rights and Gender Equality Committee will hold a hearing focusing on the impact of armed conflict on women and girls.

WHEN: Wednesday 24 May from 15.00 to 16.30

WHERE: European Parliament, Brussels, SPAAK building (room 1A002)

The hearing will be livestreamed here (Parliament’s Multimedia Centre) and programme is available here.

It will be opened by Robert Biedroń (S&D, Poland), Chair of the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality. This will be followed by presentations from:

  • Stella Ronner-Grubačić, European External Action Service, EU Ambassador for Gender and Diversity;
  • Keina Yoshida, senior legal adviser, Center for Reproductive Rights, UK;
  • Katerin Jurado Díaz, lawyer, Corporación Sisma Mujer, Colombia;
  • Kirthi Jayakumar, founder, The Gender Security project, India.

Members will then have the chance to exchange views with the experts.