If you’re in Turkey for the 2012 AWID Forum, please join us for a number of exciting events with APWLD!
Fri. 20 April 4:30- 6:30pm
Organised by Asian Rural Women’s Coalition, the session with feature speakers from APWLD members Tenganita (Malaysia), Society for Rural Education and Development (India), and Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (Malaysia)
Rural women’s rights to access and control over land and resources are hampered by aggressive corporate control and gender disparities. The session is an opportunity to share struggles, lessons and key strategies from women’s movements.
Fri. 20 April 1:30 – 2:30pm
Halic (Golden Horn) Congress Centre, Room Kasimpasa 3 &4
Organised by Forum of Rural NGOs of Kyrgyzstan with APWLD member Rural Women’s Public Association, “Alga” and moderated by APWLD member Nurgul Dzhanaeva, the session includes discussion of ways of economic empowerment of poor, rural, disabled, and migrant women, women’s NGOs experiences, lessons learnt and challenges, and rural women as new actors in the development process.
Kasimpasa 3 & 4
Sat. 21 April 11:30am- 1:00pm
Room: Cibali 3
Organised by APWLD Regional Coordinator Kate Lappin and Anita Gurumurthy, Binitha Thampy, Margarita Salas (CITIGEN Researchers), and Andrea Cornwall and Srilatha Batliwala (CITIGEN Advisors)
Learn more as the CITIGEN research community members discuss the links between technology, economic power and women, including small group discussions on:
-Why is technology an issue of economic power and gender justice?
- What do we see play out- the good, the bad, the ugly and the invisible
- What alternative practices do we see?
- What would techno-utopia be from the perspective of economic and gender justice?