United Nations Women's Development Fund Will Hold Seminar on Violence Against Women
Thursday, June 1, 2006 10:40 AM

The United Nations Women’s Development Fund (UNIFEM) will be holding a seminar on 12 June 2006 entitled “Violence Against Women: From Critical Concerns to Collective Action.” The seminar will share the current report of the UN Secretary General on violence against women and discuss its various causes and manifestations. The roots of such violence in cultural and religious practices as well as the social, economic, and political structures which give rise to its manifestations will be considered.    

Speakers include Indira Patel OBE from the UK branch of UNIFEM, Jacqueline Hunt from Equality Now UK, and others. The Seminar will be held 12 June 2006 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the Houses of Parliament, Committee Room 10, London, SW1.

For registration, contact: secretary@unifemuk.org

Compiled from: "Violence Against Women," UNIFEM UK, 30 May 2006.