Given the focus of the 57th CSW on violence against women and girls, this side event will examine the  various forms of violence resulting from unsustainable development and related environmental  degradation. Speakers will share experiences of violations against women’s human rights in contexts  of land grabbing, mining, nuclear contamination, and disasters, and propose measures to achieve  sustainable development and eliminate violence against women.

Violence – Ecologies – Livelihoods: Feminists Confronting Unsustainable Development
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2013
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
Location: 1st Floor Chapel, Church Centre for the UN; 777 United Nations Plaza NY, NY 10017

More information about the organizers and participants is available in the flyer.

Contact: Eleanor Blomstrom, eleanor@wedo.org and Sascha Gabizon, sascha.gabizon@wecf.eu to confirm your participation for this event.

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