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[Deadline extended to March 8th (Friday)]Announcement of International Women’s Day International Symposium “Health Promotion on Menstruation in Schools” – Osaka University

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[Deadline extended to March 8th (Friday)]Announcement of International Women’s Day International Symposium “Health Promotion on Menstruation in Schools” – Osaka University

To coincide with International Women’s Day, Osaka University will hold an international symposium to discuss the need and challenges of creating an environment where school toilets have sanitary products and strengthening menstrual education as a step toward gender equality. The event will be sponsored by the MeW Project.

This symposium will feature Professor Sommer Marni of Columbia University School of Public Health, who is leading the global movement for gender equality surrounding menstruation, and Suzuki, former vice president and dean of Saitama Prefectural University, who specializes in nursing. Professor Emeritus Sachiko and Miyuki Mitsukuri, Director of the Akashi City Civic Life Bureau, who has started providing sanitary products free of charge at schools, will be on stage.The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion.

Date and time: Saturday, March 9, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Venue: Osaka University Nakanoshima Center 10F Keizo Saji Hall (first 80 people)
*Simultaneous interpretation included & online distribution (hybrid)

Speaker: Dr. Sommer Marni (Professor, Columbia University School of Public Health)
・Dr. Sachiko Suzuki (Former Vice President and Dean of the Faculty of Nursing, Professor Emeritus, Saitama Prefectural University)
・Director Miyuki Mitsukuri (Director of Civic Life Bureau, Akashi City, Hyogo Prefecture)

Opening remarks:
・Keitsugu Inoue
(Osaka University Director/Vice President (Diversity & Inclusion, SDGs))
・ Yamamoto Beverly Ann[ビデオメッセージ]
(Osaka University Director/Vice President (International (Education))/Osaka University UNESCO Chair Representative)
Moderator:
・Eri Sugita (Professor, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University / MeW Project Representative)

Sponsor: Osaka University UNESCO Chair MeW Project

Co-sponsor: Osaka University Center for Comprehensive Infectious Disease Education and Research (CiDER)
Osaka University Diversity & Inclusion Center
Center for Future Co-creation, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University

Click here to apply for participation:

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In-person participation will be limited to the first 80 people who apply in the order of application.
There are still seats available, so please consider joining us.

If you are participating online, please apply above.
We will send you the webinar link later.
[Application deadline has been extended: until March 8, 2024 (Friday) 23:59]

Contact: Osaka University UNESCO Chair MeW Project
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