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Lunch Hour Lecture: Gender equality and women’s rights in Latin America

Publication date: Dec 18, 2013 12:51:17 PM

Start: Mar 6, 2014 1:15:00 PM
End: Mar 6, 2014 1:55:00 PM

Location: UCL Darwin Lecture Theater, access via Malet Place, Darwin Bldg, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT


Prof Maxine Molyneux, director of the UCL Institute of the Americas delivers this lecture. Among the eight Millennium Development Goals were women’s empowerment and gender equity. This lecture, marking International Women's Day, will focus on the Latin American region, assessing the progress that has been made, and the obstacles that women still face in achieving greater equality and justice, sexual and reproductive rights and measures to tackle violence against women.

No registration is required, so early arrival at the venue is recommended.