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Forum on Latinas and Domestic Violence: El Pasado, El Presente y Mirando Hacia El Futuro August 14-15, 2003 Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

The National Latino Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence (Alianza) invites Latinas from the U.S. and others interested in ending domestic violence to attend this forum dedicated to analyzing Latinas' experience of domestic violence and sharing initiatives to treat and prevent violence against women.

* For more information, visit Alianza's website

/ Curso Andino para Mujeres Jovenes Lideres sobre Democracia y Gerencia Politica August 17-24, 2003 Quito, Ecuador

The 1st Andean Course on Democracy and Political Participation for Young Women Leaders is being organized by the Inter-American Development Bank's Program to Support Women's Leadership and Representation (PROLID), the Inter-American Institute for Social Development (INDES), the Organization of American States (OAS), and UNIFEM (Andean Region).

* For more information, contact Vivian Roza, PROLID, e-mail:

Seminar "Los derechos economicos, sociales y culturales de las mujeres en el contexto de la globalizacion: un desafio ciudadano" September 2-3, 2003 Santiago, Chile

Chile's feminist organization La Morada is organizing the seminar "Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of Women in the Context of Globalization: A Civic Challenge." Experts on this issue from several countries will examine the opportunities and challenges to human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights, in the current international context and will discuss how these rights can strengthen democracy as well as gender equity.

* For more information, contact La Morada, e-mail:

Segunda Reunion Tecnica sobre Estadistica e Indicadores de Genero: Incorporacion de una Perspectiva de Genero en la Medicion de la Pobreza September 23-25, 2003 La Paz, Bolivia

The title of the 2nd Technical Meeting, "Gender Indicators and Statistics: Incorporating a Gender Perspective in the Measurement of Poverty," succinctly sums up the focus and objective of this meeting. Experts from national statistics institutes and women's departments from countries belonging to the Statistical Conference of the Americas as well as specialists in gender indicators from NGOs and UN agencies are invited to attend.

* For more information, visit ECLAC's website

Cuarto Congreso de la Federacion Latinoamericana y del Caribe de las Instituciones de Bioetica (FELAIBE) September 24-27, 2003 San Juan, Puerto Rico

"Bioethics and Civil Society" is the focus of the 4th Congress of the Latin American and Caribbean Federation of Bioethics Institutions. FELAIBE invites all those who are interested to attend this meeting for reflection and debate on the influence of the bioethics movement in civil society.

* For more information, visit the event's website at

XVII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics November 2-7, 2003 Santiago, Chile

Organized by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), participants at this event will examine a range of issues affecting women's health. The congress also will include a forum of civil society organizations on humanization of birth and violence against women, among other topics.

* For more information, visit the event's website at

1st Americas Social Forum, "Another America is Possible" March 8-13, 2004 Quito, Ecuador

This first hemispheric forum follows the style of regional events adopted by the first three editions of World Social Forum (WSF) in Porto Alegre, Brazil (2001-2003). The 1st Americas Social Forum will tackle in greater depth the regional impact of neoliberal globalization and generate an opportunity for critical thinking, for sharing diverse experiences of resistance and for the creation of alternatives rooted in the history of the different regions.

* For more information, visit the event's website at
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Publication:Women's Health Journal
Article Type:Calendar
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Date:Apr 1, 2003
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