Gender Justice Summit (GJS)

Thursday, June 17, 2010 - 20:00 to Wednesday, May 19, 2010 - 20:00
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Human Rights
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Oxfam International

This energizing summit will bring together a diverse community of Oxfam supporters, academics, advocates, researchers, policy-makers, and activists from around the world to discuss poverty and development as it relates to women.

It is a unique opportunity to strengthen connections while collaborating on approaches to advancing women's rights, women's empowerment, and gender equality. The themes of the summit will include gender based violence, maternal health, poverty, security, climate change, food security and more.

The GJS is Oxfam Canada's tri-annual National Assembly, including members from across Canada to be part of a dialogue about Oxfam campaigns, program, strategic directions and role in a global movement for change.

It will be also be connected with the People's Summit, taking place at Ryerson University June 19/20.

For further information and to register, please visit Oxfam Canada