Advancing Women: A Conversation w/ Neesa Medina

Can violence against women be stopped?

Neesa Medina is a Honduran feminist sociologist currently working as a Security and Gender Analyst at Centro de Derechos de Mujeres, a feminist organization that positively impacts the lives of women through their empowerment.

Medina participates in forums on violence against women organized by civil society as well as several panels discussing reforms to the Criminal Code to protect women. At the international level, she presented the Alternative Report to the United Nations Committee for the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).

Now, you can hear her speak in Toronto at Advancing the Status of Women. Hear about the challenges faced by women in Honduras and the actions implemented by civil society and the government to eradicate this problem.

This event takes place February 10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 215 Spadina Ave. The event is FREE but registration is recommended.

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