Jun 18
2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The 3rd Asia-Pacific Summit on Gender-based Violence
The 3rd Asia-Pacific Summit on Gender-based Violence 第三屆亞太地區性別暴力防治高峰論壇
June 16-18, 2021 (Wednesday – Friday)
Live on Zoom

The 3rd Asia-Pacific Summit on Gender-based Violence will focus on the enforcement and judicial process of gender-based violence (GBV) related laws. It will bring together strategic international organizations, grassroots organizations, high-level experts and survivors across the region to:

(1) identify key challenges, trends and strategic areas of GBV in the region;

(2) provide a platform to highlight and share innovative solutions and exchange good practices and lessons learned on strategies for different forms of GBV;

(3) build a regional network to enforce the national commitment and create a space for the monitoring and evaluation of states and NGOs.


The three-day summit will be held online on the Zoom platform and will feature over 30 speakers from India, Korea, Nepal, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mainland China to share their experiences and discuss six themes. For details of the latest program, please visit https://www.equalityrights.hku.hk/summit.

June 16, 2021 (Wednesday), 14:00-18:30 (Hong Kong Time, GMT+8)
Session 1: Global and Regional Perspectives
Session 2: State/Institutional Responsibilities for Greater Access to Justice
June 17, 2021 (Thursday), 18:00-22:30 (Hong Kong Time, GMT+8)
Session 3: Moving Towards Survivor-Centered Approaches
Session 4: Digital and Image-based Sexual Violence
June 18, 2021 (Friday), 14:00-18:30 (Hong Kong Time, GMT+8)
Session 5: Innovative Strategies for Preventing GBV
Session 6: Strengthening Connections and Escalating Momentum
Live on Zoom.
Simultaneous English/Putonghua/Cantonese interpretation will be provided throughout the summit.
Please register at HERE
Registration ends on June 15, 2021Enrolment is on a first-come-first-served basis.
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