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8th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women
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21-26 July 2002
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda


The Conference Program

The First Announcement has been out since August 2000, and the first 
deadline for proposals and submission of abstracts is Dec. 30 this 
year. The chosen motto of WW2002 is "Gendered Worlds: Gains and Chal-
lenges". 

The following sub-themes have been proposed:

- Gender Identities/Constructions of Gender
- Gender and patriarchy: an African perspective
- Gender and Leisure/sports
- Feminist leadership
- Linking theory and practice
- Gendering the economy
- Fem-Gendered Poverty
- Gendering Health/HIV/AIDS
- Women in Science and Technology
- Engendering Politics and Governance
- Feminist and Grassroots Activism World-Wide
- Gendering the Workplace/Women and Work
- The Girl Child
- Women and environment/agriculture
- Women, Culture and Creativity
- Gender and the Law/violence against women
- Women and disabilities
- Portrayal of women in language and literature
- Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
- Women and refugees/migrants
- African Voices, African visions

However, according to the organizers "more suggestions are still so-
licited to ensure that the most pertinent gender issues of the new 
millennium are addressed." So please don't hesitate to contact the 
conference organizers with any other ideas or proposals that you 
might have.

How to get more information

In order to get the 2nd announcement, including registration forms, 
please visit the Kvinnforsk/Women's Worlds 99 websites: 
http://www.skk.uit.no
or
http://www.makerere.ac.ug/womenstudies/

Or write directly to the following address:
The Co-ordinator
Women's Worlds 2002
Department of Women and Gender Studies, Makerere University
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: +256-41-531-484
Fax: +256-41-543-539
mailto:gendermu@swiftuganda.com
http://www.makerere.ac.ug/womenstudies/

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