New Report of the meeting of the Latin American members of the Women and ESCR WG

Publish Date: 
Monday, February 2, 2015

As reported earlier, from 11-13 November 2014, 25 women, activists and leaders in human rights across Latin America, gathered in Mexico City to participate in the workshop ‘Exchanging experiences and strategies in order to further the guarantee of Latin American women’s economic, social and cultural rights’. This meeting of the Working Group on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (WESCR WG) of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) was co-organized by the Leadership Institute Simone de Beauvoir (ILSB), Equis: Justice for Women, and the Tlachinollan Human Rights Center, with input from WESCR WG Members and the support of the ESCR-Net Secretariat.  The WESCR WG is particularly grateful to ILSB for hosting the meeting.

This report outlines the outcomes of the workshop, which emerged from the mutual exchange of experiences, indicating key issues and challenges faced by participants in there advocacy for women’s ESC rights, tactics for using international mechanisms for justice, and wider strategies for broadening and strengthening current work.

Read the entire report here

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