...What does gender equality have to do with humanitarian response?
...Why is the climate crisis a women's rights issue?
...How should we really go about reducing child and maternal mortality?
...How are men helping to achieve gender justice around the world?
Provocative questions about the issues that matter. Powerful voices for change. At Oxfam Canada's Gender Justice Summit in Toronto on June 18-20, 2010, join hundreds of change makers from across Canada, to meet and discuss our role in the global movement for change.
Happening in Toronto the weekend before the G8/G20 meetings, the Gender Justice Summit will be a dynamic gathering of Oxfam supporters, academics, advocates, researchers, policy-makers, and activists from around the world.
The themes of the weekend will include gender based violence, maternal health, poverty, security, climate change, and food security. Oxfam program partners will come from around the world - from Ethiopia, Zimbabwe and South Africa to Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala - to share about their local grassroots work on the front lines of social change.
The Gender Justice Summit will run parallel to the People's Summit. The tandem pairing of these summits will add an additional layer of collaboration to both events.
For more information and to REGISTER ONLINE see: http://www.oxfam.ca/
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