For Immediate Release
Diana Duarte, Media Coordinator
Phone: +1 212 627 0444
A Women's Human Rights Agenda for the G8
WASHINGTON - On May 18, leaders of the world’s eight largest economies (the G8) will gather at Camp David, a walled-off retreat reserved for the US President and his guests. There, they will make decisions that will affect all of us, no matter where we live.
This unjust distribution of political power means that sustainable alternatives to harmful policies are ignored, and voices of the global 99% are silenced.
But women's human rights advocates refuse to be ignored. We know that women worldwide are creating solutions to the crises we all face, including poverty, economic injustice and militarism. We are putting forward our own G8 agenda. We need your input to craft it.
Visit www.madre.org/g8agenda to share your ideas and to join our effort. Together, we can demand policies that protect women’s human rights worldwide.
And download a PDF version of MADRE's G8 agenda by clicking here.
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