"Answers to the Gender-based Violence in the Southern Cone: Progresses, Challenges and Regional Experiences"
13 July 2011 - The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, UNODC, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UNWOMEN, and the Secretariat of Women in Paraguay hold, next 19 and 20 of July 2011, the International Conference "Answers to the Gender-based Violence in the Southern Cone: Progresses, Challenges and Regional Experiences". The conference will take place in the Bicameral Room of the National Congress in Paraguay.
The Conference aims to present and debate a report on the response mechanisms of violence against women in the Southern Cone, undertaken in the field of the project "Strengthening of Civil Society and Police Stations for Women and to Fight de Gender-based Violence in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay".
The conference also aims to promote the exchange of experiences, stimulate cooperation and facilitate the creation of an exchange network of good practices between community leaders, civil society, and government institutions. Given de regional context, the interconnections between violence dynamics against women and trafficking in persons will also be approached.
Among the participants and the panelists are the representatives of government institutions of Gender and Public Safety of the Southern Cone countries, in addition to the representatives of UNODC and UNWOMEN, and experts on the theme of gender and trafficking in persons in the region.
Event: International Conference : "Answers to the Gender-based Violence in the Southern Cone: Progresses, Challenges and Regional Experiences".
Date: 19 and 20 July 2011
Starts at: 8h00
Local: Bicameral Room of the National Congress of Paraguay
Corner of 14 de Mayo with Avenida República - Asunción
Andrea Catta Preta:
Communication Assistant - UNODC
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Communication Assistant - UNWOMEN
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