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International Women's Day Celebration
March 10th 2008

"Gender Equality: Let's Get Real"

Agenda (MS Word document)

More information:

Media Advisory

Press Release

Recorded On-line Session via Elluminate

The Celebration Featured:

Keynote Remarks by Dr. Mirta Roses Periago

Presentation of Gender Equality Mainstreaming in Health Best Practices competition winners

Presentation by Mrs. Rekha Mehra, World Bank gender expert, on Gender Mainstreaming: Making It Happen

Followed by a musical performance by Dr. Rafael Mazin (FCH) and a light lunch.

PAHO Gender Equality Policy (PDF)

PAHO Gender, Ethnicity and Health webpage