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NGO Mondo and the Estonian Foreign Affairs Committee invite You to the seminar

Women in Politics: Weaker Sex or Strong Actors?

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 9:30-13.00, The Parliament of Estonia (Lossi plats 1a, Tallinn)

See the programme here, speakers here and register with the web form.

  • Why and how to support women’s political participation home and abroad?
  • What are the obstacles for women’s political participation?
  • How does having more women in politics impact the society?
  • Who has the right to decide for the women and talk on their behalf?

We will debate these questions with politicians and experts from Estonia and Nordic countries.

  • Eva Biaudet (Finnish MP, Chairperson of Political Parties of Finland for Democracy – Demo Finland);
  • Birgitta Ohlsson (Swedish MP and former Director of Swedish International Liberal Centre);
  • Alexandra Rosén (Senior Director, The Women in Parliaments Global Forum);
  • Daniel E. Schaer (Estonian Ambassador to Macedonia);
  • Maryan Abdulkarim (Founding members of new feminist party in Finland);
  • Helen Biin (Labour & Social Policy Analyst from Praxis, Estonian socio-economic research centre)

The list of experts will be finalized by October 1st 2016.

For more information contact:
Johanna Helin
NGO Mondo, Member of the board
+372 53490814
mondo@mondo.org.ee

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