Human rights issues confronting women and girls in the Indian Ocean – Asia Pacific region

On 28 February 2014 the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on The human rights issues confronting women and girls in the Indian Ocean – Asia Pacific region.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference. Online submissions can be made on this page.

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About this inquiry

The Human Rights Sub-Committee will examine a broad range of human rights issues confronting women and girls in the Indian Ocean – Asia Pacific region. Refer to the terms of reference for more information.

Past Public Hearings

13 May 2014: Canberra, ACT
17 Jun 2014: Canberra, ACT
24 Jun 2014: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

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The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

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