Virtual panel

The Feminization of Human Rights?


This event is jointly organized by the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) and the Gender and Diversity Hub. Prof Alexandra Timmer, a specialist in non-discrimination law, will moderate and participants will include the Carla Atzema-Looman Chair in Human Rights Education Prof Felisa Tibbitts and Rosemarie Buikema, Prof of Art, Culture and Diversity.

The panel will discuss gender balance and the representation of women in leadership positions in the human rights sector, as well as potential implications for the international human rights movement, including the treatment of women's and girls' rights. 

The event will take place virtually and in English. 

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Kindly note that registration is required! Please RSVP by e-mailing ( and indicating in the subject line: “RSVP Feminization of Human Rights Panel”.  Registrants will be sent a Zoom link to the webinar the day before the event.