The lives of rural women from the prairies were the focus of a talk by Amber Fletcher at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
56th SESSION OF CSW: PANEL 2 – THE ROLE OF GENDER-RESPONSIVE GOVERNANCE AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF RURAL WOMEN
29 February 2012
Fifty-Sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (27 February – 9 March 2012)
Link to the UN session: http://www.unmultimedia.org/tv/webcast/2012/02/56th-session-of-csw-panel-2-the-role-of-gender-responsive-governance-and-institutions-for-the-empowerment-of-rural-women.html
Amber Fletcher’s speaking portion is at about 1 hour, 39 minutes.
She also participated in a round table with the Canadian Minister Responsible for the Status of Women and other government officials. She highlighted the mandate of the Women’s Information Network of Saskatchewan and told them about our webinar.
There is a daily journal at http://www.un.org/ga/search/journal.asp