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The Mexican Economy and the Well-Being of Mexican Women and Children

Saturday November 25 2000: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m

Learn about the Global Child Survival and Human Rights Project, which is making the connections between poverty in Mexico and violations of children's basic human rights.                                                                                                                                                                          The presentation by Kathleen Murphy, Director of the Children's Program at Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, will focus on the relationship between the Mexican economy and the well-being of Mexican women and children. The Mexican government's policies, particularly those aimed at globalization and trade liberalization, have resulted in decreased social spending, more unfair labor practices (including discrimination against women) and increased migratio. Please join in this discussion and bring your thoughts on how globalization affects the world's youngest citizens - children.                                                                                                                                                                          This presentation is part of the Resource Center of The Americas series of Coffee Hours, held every Saturday at: Resource Center of the Americas, Oscar Romero Room (lower level), 3019 Minnehaha Ave., Minneapolis. 10-11:30 a.m. $4 ($3 for members).   Enjoy a breakfast or snack of baked goods and fair-trade coffee for sale at Café of the Americas (coffee refills free).You will also be able to browse the Fair Trade Holiday Crafts and Book Fair in the Resource Center of the Americas library from 10 am to 8 pm on November 25.

For more information, contact

Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights,
310 Fourth Avenue South Suite1000
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1012.
Tel: 612-341-3302, Fax: 612-341-2971

E-mail: [email protected]