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Genetic Crossroads
October 25th, 2002

1. Association for Women's Rights in Development
International Forum

On October 3-6, 2002 the Association for Women's Rights in
Development (AWID) held its 9th International Forum on Women's
Rights and Development in Guadalajara, Mexico. CGS Program Director
Tania Simoncelli spoke about the need for regulation and oversight
of the new human genetic technologies in a session entitled,
"The Genetic Revolution, Biotechnology and Women's Rights."
Other panelists included Judy Norsigian (Co-Author, Our Bodies
Ourselves, and Executive Director, Boston Women's Healthbook
Collective), Marsha Darling (Professor of History, Adelphi University),
and Lisa Handwerker (Medical Anthropologist).

Spanish and English versions of CGS materials presented at
AWID are available at: http://www.genetics-and-society.org/resources/cgs/

For more information on the AWID forum, see: http://www.awid.org/index.pl?section=forum

2. Job Opening: Development Director

The Center for Genetics and Society is seeking a Development
Director. For more information, please see http://www.genetics-and-society.org/about/jobs.html


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