Research and Impacts of Environmental Violence on Indigenous Women and Girls

Saturday, April 14, 2018 10:00 AM – Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:00 PM
Jerome Greene Hall 435 W 116th Street. Room 103

The 3rd International Indigenous Women’s Symposium on Environment and Reproductive Health will be held in Columbia University

The broader goals of the symposium are

(1) to contribute to awareness about the multi-dimensional aspects and impacts of violence against Indigenous women and girls including environmental violence;

(2) build and strengthen networks and alliances for research and advocacy between Indigenous women from various regions and the scientific and academic communities;

(3) and to build awareness among diverse constituencies, including the broader movements addressing violence against Indigenous women and girls.


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Organized and co-sponsored by the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (FIMI), the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program) at Columbia University

Co-sponsored by the Fondo Indígena, MADRE and Alaska Community Action on Toxics; and, on Columbia’s side, by the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, the Native American Law Students Association, and If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, Columbia Law School; the Center for the Study of Social Difference and the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race

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