UN Commission on the Status of Women 57 - Panel


The Global Campaign to Stop Stoning : Why Stoning Is Violence Against Women 


Friday, March 8, 2013

2:30 p.m.

Church Center for the UN - 10th Floor

777 United Nations Plaza - NYC


Distinguished Panelists   


·         Welcome Remarks and Overview on Human Rights Implications of Stoning - Zarizana Abdul Aziz, Chair,  Women  Living Under Muslim Laws (WLUML)

·         Stoning in Iran - Elahe Amani, Chair, Women’s Intercultural Network – Global Circles and Board Member, Global Advisory Stop Stoning Forever 

·         Stoning in Afghanistan - Wazhma Frogh, Co-founder & Executive Director, Research Institute for Women Peace & Security – Afghanistan   

·         Overview on Women’s Struggles Against Stoning - Leila Mouri , WLUML feminist-activist and currently doing research on gender and sexuality in post-revolutionary Iran at Columbia University   

·         Call for a UN Resolution to Stop Stoning + Stoning Power Point -  Lois A. Herman, Coordinator, Women's UN Report Network