AWID

Making the links between key current trends and their implications for women’s economic power

Posted in Plenary 2 on October 25th, 2012 by

Plenary session two of the 2012 AWID Forum built on the first day’s momentum by making the links between key current trends and their implications for women’s economic power and made some proposals for transformation. Starting with an analysis of indicators of development, Rebeca Grynspan and Marilyn Waring highlighted the inadequacy of solely focusing on […]

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Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice

Posted in Plenary 1, Plenary 4 on October 24th, 2012 by

Cindy Clark and Lydia Alpízar Durán. Between 19 and 22 April 2012, close to 2,240 women’s rights activists and allies gathered in Istanbul under the banner of Transforming Economic Power to Advance Women’s Rights and Justice. In organizing this 12th AWID International Forum on Women’s Rights and Development, the intention was to explore how economic power is impacting women […]

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We cannot be free until every one of us is free

Posted in Plenary 1 on October 24th, 2012 by

  The 12th AWID Forum began with a burst of colour in the Haliç Auditorium with 2240 women attending from 140 countries, the majority from the global South and East. Already, in the corridors and gardens of the Congress Centre, the inter-regional dialogue had begun. During the first plenary, there was discussion of the current context […]

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