“Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth… these are one and the same fight. We must connect the dots between climate change, water scarcity, energy shortages, global health, food security and women’s empowerment. Solutions to one problem must be solutions for all.” — Ban Ki-moon
Resilience: Equity in Gender, Health, and Water Conference
March 6th & 7th, 2020
Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King St. W, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
McMaster University Faculty of Health Science’s Gender and Health Education Initiative creates educational events that examine the impacts of gender on health, healthcare and wellness. The Federation of Medical Women of Canada is the voice of women physicians on issues such as women’s health, human trafficking and violence prevention.
Ohneganos Ohnegahdę:gyo-Water is Life– works with Six Nations of the Grand River, Oshweken, Ontario, Lubicon Lake Band of Little Buffalo, Alberta and McMaster University to address environmental health solutions on First Nations reserves. Its aim is to co-create sustainable water management pathways for holistic environmental and human wellness. CIHRTeamSV is a Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Institute of Gender and Health and Public Health Agency of Canada-funded team. Sex, gender, health, and resilience are the goals for Canadian intervention and innovations. These partners have developed a program of inter-linkages and intersectionality.
The 2020 May Cohen Lecture will be given by world renowned expert in child sexual exploitation, Dr. Jordan Greenbaum. The focus of this conference is on resilience, health, and gender-based violence. Importantly, we seek to integrate the Indigenous perspective of the integral linkages among water wellness, women’s health, youth resilience and solutions for positive change.
View conference program here.
Now accepting poster submissions: Please submit your poster abstract here by January 31, 2020 for consideration.
For directions to the Art Gallery of Hamilton, please click here.