Another Europe is possible

Struggling for women’s rights to build the future Feminist Forum

Event date: 06 Mar 17 - 09 Mar 17

From 6th-9th March 2017

Struggling for women’s rights to build the future Feminist Forum

Date

06 Mar 17 - 09 Mar 17

Agenda

Day One: Monday 6th March
Opening of the forum

18.00 to 20.30: Opening of the forum in the Yehudi Menuhin space

18.10: Introduction by Gabi Zimmer, President of GUE-NGL

18.10-18.15: Speech by Malin Björk GUE-NGL MEP

18.30-19.30: Projection of some extracts from the movie 'Vessel'
19.30-19.35: Speech by João Pimenta GUE-NGL MEP
19.35-19.40: Speech by Ángela Vallina GUE-NGL MEP


19.40-20.30: Dinner

Day 2: Tuesday 7th March
International solidarity and migration

13.00-14.30: Room ASP 1G2:
The situation of women in armed conflict/peace processes

Interventions from the Basque Country, Kurdistan, Colombia, Iraq, Palestine and Western Sahara

15.00-17.00: Room PHS 1C51:
Movie + debate on the right to asylum and the situation of women refugees

18.30-20 Yehudi Menuhin space:
Conference on Feminism and Internationalism: the place of women in revolutionary processes

18.30-18.40: Introduction by João Pimenta GUE-NGL MEP

19.00-19.10: Conclusion by Ángela Vallina GUE-NGL MEP

19.15-20.15: Concert given by New Latin Project

Day 3: Wednesday 8th March
Violence against women, prostitution and human trafficking

9.00-12.30: Room ASP 1G2 Intervention in the group meeting for International Women's Day

12.30-13.30: “Esplanade Simone Veil”: flash mob 'One Billion Rising' against violence

13.30-15.30: Room PHS 1C51: Movie 'Not for sale'

14.00-17.00: Yehudi Menuhin space: Introduction on physical and psychological violence followed by a “self-defence” class

17.00-18.30: Yehudi Menuhin space: Coffee break

19.00 to 21.30: Yehudi Menuhin space: Theatre 'Plainte contre X'

19.00-19.05: intervention by João Pimenta Lopes

19.05 -20.15: Theatre 'plainte contre X'
20.15-20.20: Intervention by Malin Björk

20.20-20.40pm:
Sexual education, a look at family planning in Belgium.
Pornography and prostitution hosted by an Irish NGO for the survivors of human trafficking and a representative from the Stockholm police who is in charge of the fight against prostitution and human trafficking

20.40-21.30pm: Dinner

Day 4: Thursday 9th March
Economic and social rights

10.00-12.00 in Room ASP 1G2: Austerity measures and equality in the workplace

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For more details contact:

charlotte.balavoine@europarl.europa.eu

azadeh.jafari@europarl.europa.eu

elvira.hernandez@europarl.europa.eu

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