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7/24/2007
Tenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean
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During the Regional Conference, member countries discussed the following fundamental issues for gender equity: analysis of the contribution of women to the economy and social protection, especially in relation to unpaid work performed by women; and political participation and gender parity in decision-making processes at all levels. These will be the main themes of the tenth session of the Regional Conference, as agreed at the thirty-ninth meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean.


The Regional Conference is a subsidiary body of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) which is convened on a regular, ongoing basis at intervals of no more than three years. Its purposes are to identify women's needs at the regional and subregional levels, present recommendations, undertake periodic assessments of the activities carried out in fulfilment of regional and international plans and agreements on the subject, and serve as a forum for debates on relevant issues.

The themes to be discussed at the tenth session of the Regional Conference are: "Political participation and gender parity in decision-making processes at all levels" and "Analysis of the contribution of women to the economy and social protection, especially in relation to unpaid work performed by women".

Report of the Tenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

Conference Programme

Annotated provisonal agenda


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Women's contribution to equality in Latin America and the Caribbean


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Report of the Tenth session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean