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Key Context Trends and Some Proposals for Transformation

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Economic power cuts across all aspects of life, with important implications and possibilities for women’s rights. This plenary,  from the second day of the 2012 AWID Forum,  highlighted some of the key trends and their implications for transforming economic power in different arenas such as work, the environment and possibilities for sustainable development, militarism, violence, and culture. Speakers at this plenary also offered insight s on some of the specific proposals or alternatives that different groups are pursuing in different parts of the world.

Plenary Speakers


University of Auckland,
Cook Islands/New Zealand

United Nations
(UNDP),
Costa Rica


Auckland University of Tecnology


University of California-Davis, Nigeria


Former UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women , Turkey


Tebtebba Foundation, Philippines


University of Coimbra, Portugal


Third World Network, China

Feminist International Radio Endeavour streamed daily plenaries at the AWID Forum. To listen to the full plenary click  here

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