|Seeking to systematize and disseminate local and regional programs to prevent gender violence|
El Paso, TX, April 18th, 2012 (PAHO/WHO) –The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) U.S.-Mexico Border Office in collaboration with the Inclusion and Equity, Organization will conduct the follow-up workshop: "Evidence and lessons learned in prevention of gender violence in Chihuahua and Ciudad Juarez" which will take place on Friday April 20, 2012, at the Hotel Lucerna in Ciudad Juarez.
The objective of the workshop is to review the findings of the lessons learned and the knowledge generated by people or organizations working in the prevention of violence against women in Chihuahua and Ciudad Juarez from the experiences shared at the previous workshop "Evidence and lessons learned in gender violence prevention in the Paso del Norte region," in December 2011.
The workshop will last for four hours and will work with participation techniques to obtain the point of views of the participants, the findings, experiences, and knowledge generated. The workshop is aimedto coordinators from programs or projects to prevent or address violence against women and directors from civil organizations and public institutions that are currently developing community programs to prevent gender violence.
It is expected that at the end of the workshop the local and regional programs on prevention of domestic violence are more systematic, documented, and disseminated. Furthermore, to generate mass criticism locally focused on the generation of evidence in their statements, while advances in the recognition of unsuccessful interventions.
For more information please contact:
Lorely Ambriz, M.S.I.S, Knowledge Management & Communication
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / A Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) United States-Mexico Border Office
5400 Suncrest Dr. Ste. C-4 El Paso, TX 79912
Office (915) 845-5950 Ext. 42523 / Cel (915) 449-3040 / Fax (915) 845-4361