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Envisioning the Human Rights of Women
in the Age of Biotechnology and Science
[International Forum]
20~21, September, 2006
Seoul, Korea
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INTERNATIONAL FORUM
Envisioning the Human Rights of Women
in the Age of Biotechnology and Science

¡Ü Date : 20~21, September, 2006
¡Ü Venue: Seoul Women¡¯s Plaza, Seoul, Korea.
¡Ü Organized and Hosted by the Korean WomenLink
¡Ü Co-sponsored by the Korean WomenLink, Seoul Women¡¯s Plaza, Ewha Institute for Law and Bioethics
¡Ü Funded by the: Global Fund for Women

Day1: 20, September

Activist Workshop :

Theme: Sharing Experiences and Building Networks:
How to Organize Local and Global Activism on the Emergent Concerns about Biotechnology and Women

Confirmed Participants:
Emily Galpern (Center for Genetics-and-Society, USA)
Diane Beeson (Hands off Our Ovaries, USA)
Elana Hayasaka (Boston Women¡¯s Health Book Collective USA)
Sarah Sexton (The Corner House, UK)
N. B. Sarojini (SAMA-Resource Group for Women and Health, India)
Janelle S. Taylor (University of Washington, USA)
Hayashi Ghiaki (SOSHIREN, Japan)
Son Bong Hee (Korean WomenLinK, Korea)
Choi Kyong Suk (Ewha Institute for Law and Bioethics, Korea)

Welcome Party


Day2: 21, September
The International Forum on the Human Rights of Women and Biotechnology

¡Û Place : International Conference Hall, Seoul Women's Plaza 1F

¡Û Program

9:30 ~ 10:00

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11:50 ~ 1:00

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2:30 ~ 3:00

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4:30 ~ 5:30

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Registration

Opening Remarks
Park, Hyun-Kyung (Seoul Women's Plaza Representative),
Kwon, Mi Hyuck (Korean WomenLink Co-Representative)

Keynote Speeches
Kim, Eun Sil (Ewha Woman¡¯s University, Women¡¯s Studies)
Janelle S. Taylor (University of Washington, Anthropology)

Lunch

Section 1: The Politics of Stem Cell Research and Human Eggs
Moderator: Cho, Ju Hyun (Kyemyung University,. Women¡¯s Studies)

Presenters: Myung, Jin Sook (Member of the Policy Committee Korean WomenLink, Emily Galpern (Center for Genetics and Society, USA), Elana Hayasaka (Boston Women¡¯s Health Book Collective USA)

Break

Section 2: The Globalized Commodification of Biotechnology and Its Feminist Critiques
Moderator: Cho, Ju Hyun (Kyemyung University,. Women¡¯s Studies)

Presenters: Paik Young-Gyung (Member of the Policy Committee Korean WomenLink, Johns Hopkins University), Sarah Sexton (The Corner House, UK), N. B. Sarojini (SAMA - Resource Group for Women and Health, India)

General Discussion

Announcing the Seoul Declaration of the Human Rights of Women and Biotechnology and the Guideline for the Extraction and Offering of Human Eggs

Presenters: Kim Hyun Chul (Member of the Policy Committee
Korean WomenLink), Yoo, Kyung Hee (Korean WomenLink Standing Representative)

Reception

 

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