Event (DC): Ensuring Vulnerable Women’s Autonomy Through Economic Independence and Professional Integration:Morocco’s Accomplishments of the Millennium Development Goals

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ABSTRACT: In recent years the Kingdom of Morocco has made important strides in achieving the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set out by the United Nations. One of the MDGs is the promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women. Aicha Ech-Channa will discuss her 25-year experience as a social activist defending the rights of women and providing them with the necessary psychological counseling and legal assistance. Other topics include women’s literacy, property rights, and political participation.Opening remarks
H.E. Aziz Mekouar

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United States

Presentation by
Aicha Ech-Channa

President of Association Solidarité Féminine, 2009 Opus Prize Winner 

Moderated by
Barbara Miller

Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs

Thursday, October 28, 2010
4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Lindner Family Commons
Suite 602, 1957 E Street, NW

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*light refreshments will be provided*

 

 

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