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International Women’s Day 2012
Mar 7, 2012

March 8th is International Women’s Day

The theme of International Women’s Day 2012 is Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures.

ChildFund Ireland is a member of the Irish Joint Consortium on Gender Based Violence which in conjunction with the Irish Forum for Global Health, is hosting an event to celebrate International Women’s Day 2012.

The focus of the event will be ‘The Health and Social Consequences of Violence Against Women and Girls’.

The main speakers will be Dr. Avni Amin of the World Health Organization in Geneva and Alwiye Xusein of AkiDwA in Dublin.

It will be chaired by Eilish MacAuliffe, Executive Committee – Irish Forum for Global Health, Director – Centre for Global Health and Jim Clarken: CEO – Oxfam Ireland, Chair – Irish Joint Consortium on Gender Based Violence.

It will be held in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle, Dame Street, Dublin 2 from 2pm to 4.30pm on Thursday 8th March.

If you would like to attend, please email jcgbvmail@gmail.com

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