3. Where did the theme come from?

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The theme for the 2011 instance of Women’s Worlds – “Inclusions, exclusions, and seclusions: Living in a globalized world” – was elaborated by an early planning committee in 2008. They recognized that around the world, women are grappling with rapidly-changing political, cultural, economic, social, and environmental realities, and that the effects of numerous crises. And while globalization has contributed to the destabilization and marginalization of women and communities, certain consequences have yielded positive results for women. Where globalization and women are concerned, provocative questions abound.

 

More details regarding the main congress theme can be found here.