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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Parwana fled with her husband and child from the violence and chaos of Afghanistan.  They paid a smuggler and went through Greece to Germany.  Along the way Parwana  experienced extreme discomfort and hardship.  She met many women who  experienced sexual exploitation and violence.  She, along with her husband and child,  made it to Germany in 2015.  They

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Today, I attended the workshop on - Empowering Women in Migration:  Development Justice and Government Accountability for SDG's.

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Join us in tomorrow's  virtual rally as we inundate the #CSW60 Twitter stream with OUR key messages and "What Women Want!".

Here are sample tweets proposed by Irene Jansen at the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) :

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Thursday, March 17, 2016

 

Thursday, 17 March

08.00 – 09.00

Roger Smith Hotel

Trade union

briefing session

Trade union briefing session

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

***Outdoor women’s human rights rally with participants from around the world ***

 MEDIA ADVISORY: March 17. NYC. Rally for Justice. Rally for Berta.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

I like sessions that marry policy discussions with concrete implementation examples.  I got exactly that combination when I attended Shifting Territory: An Innovative Approach to Integrating Gender Inclusive & Diversity Analysis in Yukon.  This event was led by Yukon’s Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for the Women’s Directorate, Minister Elaine Taylor.

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