Global Gender Forum presents: Burma After the By-Elections: Taking Gender and Human Security Into Account

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Global Gender Forum presents: Burma After the By-Elections: Taking Gender and Human Security Into Account

Date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 21:30

The Global Gender Forum presents:

Burma After the By-Elections:
Taking Gender and Human Security Into Account

A Panel Discussion

Democratic parties' participation in the April 1 by-elections in Burma reflect a partial political opening and the expectation that some of the country's pressing challenges can be addressed.  This panel will highlight human security issues, taking into account the ways in which men and women may be differently affected, and will consider how the US government and US organizations might be able to play a supportive role.Panelists:Christina Fink, Professor of Practice, the Elliott School of International Affairs, GWTom Malinowski, Washington Director, Human Rights WatchMark Taylor, Senior Coordinator, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, State DepartmentWenchi Yu, Senior Advisor, the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, State Department
 Moderator:Deepa Ollapally, Associate Director of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies, GWTuesday, April 3, 5:30-6:45pm
Lindner Family Commons (Room 602)1957 E Street NW
The Elliott School of International Affairs
 Free and open to the public
Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/wMIYKf
 This event is sponsored by the George Washington University's Global Gender Program and Sigur Center for Asian Studies
 

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