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Caryn Duncan's Report to the BCHC Steering Committee and the Women's Working Group of the BCHC and the VWHC Steering Committee: CEDAW-FAFIA Meeting in Ottawa June 15 and 16, 2003.

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Conference / Meeting Proceedings
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BC Health Coalition; Vancouver Women's Health Collective
A report to the BC Health Coalition and the Vancouver Women's Health Collective, from Caryn Duncan's experience at the CEDAW-FAFIA meeting held in Ottawa, 2003. The report describes the meeting, the organizations and representatives in attendance, and the work being done by these groups relating to government cuts to women's programming. The report also describes the plans for the CEDAW-FAFIA members to implement the recommendations made by the UN CEDAW report. Attached is a letter Jean Augustine, Minister responsible for the Status of Women, written by Shelagh Day for the Interim Steering Committee of FAFIA and the FAFIA Ad Hoc Working Group on CEDAW Follow -Up, as well as a letter to the BC CEDAW group from Minister Colin Hansen.
Caryn Duncan; BC Health Coalition; Vancouver Women's Health Collective (VWHC); Committee to End Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW); Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA); United Nations; women's organizations; coalition building; cutbacks; funding cuts; equality; gender-based analysis; government policy;