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Monday, October 31, 2011

The Founding of the Inter-American Commission of Women: Havana, February 1928

Description:
Dr. Marysa Navarro and Dr. Ana Lau Jaiven will be giving a lecture on the founding of the Inter-American Commission of Women. Established in 1928, the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM) was the first inter-governmental agency established to ensure the recognition of women's human rights. CIM is currently made up of thirty-three principal delegates, one for each member state, and has become the principal forum for debating and formulating policy on women's rights in the Americas and gender equality. The lecture will talk about both the founding of the organization and it's relevancy to ongoing issues of women's inequality. {Will appear in FYI on Oct 28, 2011
Start Time:
3:30 PM
End Time:
5:30 PM
Room:
2120 Francis Scott Key (Merrill Room)
Common Location Name:
Francis Scott Key
Web Address:
www.lasc.umd.edu
Other Contact Information:
Winslow A. Robertson Latin American Studies Center 3014059626 wrobert1@umd.edu www.lasc.umd.edu


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