Cine ONU – DIFRET
The film was screened after brief welcome remarks by Philippe Burrin, Director of the Graduate Institute, and Michael Møller, Acting Director General of the United Nations Office at Geneva.
A debate followed the screening on child, early, and forced marriage with the participation of a boderator and three panelists that opened the floor to questions from the audience in an attempt to
further reflect on such daunting issue. Veronica Birga, Chief, Women’s Human Rights and Gender Section, UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Christine Verschuur, Director, Programme on Gender and Global Change, Graduate Institute, and the Minister from the permanent Mission of Ethiopia formed the panel that provided anthropological, legal, and cultural answers to questions on policy making factors in order to eradicate customary tendencies that
violate girl and young women´s Human Rights.