Please note that the time will be 10:30-2:00. Members are encouraged to bring pot luck items for lunch. As well, Jillian Skeet and Marlene LeGates will report on their trip to Bogotá, Colombia, to attend the first WILPF regional Meeting of the Americas, April 23-17.
We look forward to the participation of all members, old and new.
March 22, 2014: Theresa Wolfwood, “Beyond the Veil of Sand: The Life of the Saharawi People in Exile and under Occupation”
Theresa Wolfwood, “Beyond the Veil of Sand: The Life of the Saharawi People in Exile and under Occupation” Theresa Wolfwood is the director of Barnard-Boecker Centre-Foundation, Victoria: www.bbcf.ca She is co- coordinator of Victoria Women in Black and is active in many local and international organizations including Victoria Mining Justice Action Committee, Central America Support […]
Eiichiro Ochiai, born in Tokyo, received his Ph.D in Japan; came to Canada in 1969, taught chemistry at UBC, and then taught at Juniata College, Pennsylvania. After retiring in 2005, he returned to Vancouver. He has published 10 books on various topics, and about 100 papers in chemistry and relations areas.
Margot Young, UBC Law Professor, will speak on “Justice for Girls.”
Danger to Article 9 of Japanese Constitution (Jan Slakov and Eiichiro Ochiai)
Iglika Ivanova, Economist and Public Interest Researcher, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office, will speak on the connections between sex, gender, violence and the economy.
Aspects of Violence Against Women – Prostitution (Noga Gayle and two others)
Film: “White Water, Black Gold” (Elsie Dean)