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Representing Women from Central America

Friday March 10

  • By: The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    This event will take place online.
    Webinar/Teleseminar, United States
  • Contact:
    Colleen Cowgill
    The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHRC)
  • Website:
  • Source: Unaccompanied Children > Unaccompanied Children Resource Center

On Friday March 10th, UNHCR and the Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS) will be hosting a free webinar on representing women from Central America and how to use international law to strengthen asylum claims in the U.S. The webinar will take place from 2-3:30pm EST. Speakers on the webinar will discuss:

  • UNHCR’s work on protection of refugee women and relevant international guidance on gender-based asylum claims (Leslie Vélez and Colleen Cowgill, UNHCR);
  • Representing women asylum-seekers from Central America- legal strategies for common claims and how to prepare the argument (Eunice Lee, CGRS).

To RSVP, please email Colleen Cowgill at Webinar directions will be emailed separately.

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