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Side event "Women and Chemicals" by WECF

17.12.2014 | Geneva

WECF will host a side event on 17 December on "Women and Chemicals" during the SAICM meeting in Geneva. . Women are exposed to hazardous chemicals differently than men, have a higher susceptibility to hazardous chemicals, are the first environment for their children, and have less decision-making power in politics and economy.

The side event will present a the new WECF report “Women and Chemicals” and highlight some case studies.

The 2nd meeting of the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG2) on Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) will be held from 15 to 17 December 2014.

The side event will take place at the Centre International de Conference Geneve (CICG) in room 18 from 1.15 pm till 2.45 pm.

More information on the side event can be found here

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