This panel identifies the power-brokers who influence cultural, social, religious and political norms that impact the status and well-being of women and girls. Our Bodies Ourselves global partners discuss grassroots and institutional activism as they work to ensure human rights and equal participation of girls, inside and outside the home. The panel was part of the Our Bodies Ourselves 40th anniversary global symposium held Oct. 1, 2011, at Boston University.
Panelists include: - Codou Bop, Groupe de Recherche sur les Femmes et les Lois au Senegal (Senegal) - Meri Khachikyan, "For Family and Health" Pan-Armenian Association (Armenia) - Renu Rajbhandari, Women's Rehabilitation Center (Nepal) - Nirvan Gonzalez Rosa, Latin American and Caribbean Women's Health Network (Puerto Rico) - Dana Weinberg, Women and Their Bodies (Israel)
Moderators: - George Annas, Boston University School of Public Health - Catherine Annas, Eastern Massachusetts Healthcare