Equality Now Event Calendar: What's Happening Now

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Understanding the Dimensions of Human Trafficking: A Primer for Judges and Legal Professionals
New York Law School CLE
19 January 2016 | New York, NY USA

Trafficking Program Officer Melina Lito joins six anti-trafficking advocates to present insights on human trafficking and its many dimensions. The discussion will cover the international, federal, and state law and policy responses to human trafficking, the impact of trafficking on particular populations, the services and benefits available to victims of human trafficking, and how judges and legal professionals can address anti-trafficking efforts in their day-to-day practice.

Learn more here.

Panel: Overcoming Gender Obstacles
Yale Women in Leadership Conference
6 February 2016 | New Haven, CT USA

Antonia Kirkland, Discrimination in Law Program Manager, shares her expertise and experience in promoting legal equality at the 8th Annual Yale Women in Leadership Conference. The Overcoming Gender Obstacles Panel aims to discuss the problems cisgender women and genderqueer people face in all aspects of life. Topics range from gender-related obstacles in the workplace to gender expression. Panelists will draw on their expertise and interact with the audience in order to include as many perspectives as possible.

For more info: http://www.yalewewomen.com/schedule/

Discrimination in Law Workshop: Nationality
16 - 18 February 2016 | Bahrain

Suad Abu-Dayyeh, Middle East/North Africa Consultant, will participate in sessions on reforming Bahrain's discriminatory nationality law at this meeting sponsored by the Global Campaign for Equal Nationality Rights in cooperation with the Bahrain Women Union and the Bahrain Women Association.