TIME CHANGE -- Women's Rights Are Human Rights: U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law
Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010
Time: 02:30 PM
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Agenda


NOTICE OF SUBCOMMITTEE HEARING TIME CHANGE

The hearing on "Women's Rights Are Human Rights: U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)" scheduled before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law for Thursday, November 18, 2010, will now begin at 2:30 p.m., rather than the previously scheduled time.

Chairman Durbin to preside.

Member Statements


  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin (D - MD)
  3. Senator Dick Durbin (D - IL)

Witnesses


Panel I

  1. Ambassador Melanne Verveer
    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , DC
  2. Samuel R. Bagenstos
    Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division
    U.S. Department of Justice
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Geena Davis
    Actor and Founder
    The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media
    Marina Del Ray , CA
  2. Wazhma Frogh
    Policy and Advocacy Specialist
    Afghan Women's Network
    Afghanistan
  3. Steven Groves
    Bernard and Barbara Lomas Fellow
    The Heritage Foundation
    Washington , DC
  4. Marcia D. Greenberger
    Co-President
    National Women's Law Center
    Washington , DC