Moderator's summary

Expert group meeting on Gender and all forms of discrimination


Forty-fifth session, 6-16 2001

PANEL II  – Gender and all forms of discrimination, in particualr racism, racial
discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance.

Government/Intergovernment Nominees

UN System

Civil Society/SG Experts

Ms. Philomena Essed, PhD, Social Sciences, Visiting Professor, University of California, Irving, Department of African-American Studies and Senior Researcher, University of Amsterdam, Research Programme, "Gender, Ethnic Ethnicity and Racism; The Netherlands.

"Towards a Methodology to Identify Converging Forms of Everyday Discrimination"

Ms. Francoise Gaspard, Expert of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women

"Lutter conjointement contre le sexisme et racisme"

Ms Pragna Patel, Lawyer; Work and Campaign on Forced Arranged Marriages; Expert on intersection of gender and racial discrimination and its impact on women and girls.

"Race and gender discrimination - an urgent need for re-thinking how women are disadvantaged in multiple ways"

Dr. Mely G. Tan, Ph.D, Chairperson, Research Institute, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, Specialized in, among others, Gender and Development, Women and Healt, Empowerment of Women, Indonesia.

"Gender and All Forms of Discrimination, in Particular Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance"