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Discussion on impact of ballot initiative on gender Feb. 15

Susan Kaufmann, associate director, Center for the Education of Women (CEW), will address "The Gender Impact of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative" at 4 p.m. Feb. 15 at the CEW office, 330 E. Liberty. Updating her research revealing negative consequences for women in California following the passage of Proposition 209, Kaufmann will explore the probable impact on Michigan women if the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative were to pass. The event is sponsored by the CEW, (734) 998-7080.

Conference to address health as a right

"The Right to Health: Prospects and Approaches" conference Feb. 17-18, Michigan League Vandenberg Room, will take a comprehensive view of health as a human right, with perspectives from medicine and public health, law and public policy, and economics.

The discourse seeks to bridge the gap between international and localized initiatives, and between faculty and students.

Topics include: the ability of the United Nations Millennium Project to guarantee the human right to health, the possibilities of rights-based approaches to health, the language of human rights, the University and human rights, and the legal enforceability of economic, social, and cultural human rights.

To register for the conference, go to www.umich.edu/~hrte.

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