In early 2016, Belinda Mason, Dieter Knierim and Denise Beckwith traveleld with participants Betty Blikslager, Rochelle Tayloe, Amao Leota Lu and Carolyn Deto New York to be a part of a co hosted side event with the Australian Government Australian Human Rights Commission and CBM International at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York. They were joined by international participants Michele Maas and Nailia Amin