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Genetic Crossroads
February 23rd, 2006

"The Future of Violence Against Women: Human Rights and the New Genetics" by CGS's Sujatha Jesudason is ­currently featured on the website of US Women Without Borders. It is the 12th in a series by leading thinkers and activists working to end violence against women and girls worldwide. Sujatha joins columnists like Eve Ensler, Zainab Salbi, and Lin Chew, each of whom examines the subject from her own unique perspective, and through her own story. US Women Without Borders, a project of the Women's Funding Network, works to build a voice of US women equipped to influence our own foreign policy and media.

March 2-4, Berkeley, CA: California's Stem Cell Initiative: Confronting the Legal and Policy Challenges, co-sponsored by the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and The Economy, and the Berkeley Travers Program on Ethics and Government Accountability. Panelists include CGS's Marcy Darnovsky, Jesse Reynolds and Rosario Isasi.

March 8, Washington, DC: CGS's Sujatha Jesudason will speak at a Center for American Progress briefing on Asian Pacific American Women and Sexual and Reproductive Justice about CGS's work on sex selection in collaboration with the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF).

March 8-10, Palm Springs, CA: CGS Executive Director Richard Hayes will speak on two panels at the BioAgenda 2006 Summit. One panel is titled "What Are We Creating, and Should We Ever Say No?" The other focuses on regulatory oversight of stem cell research.


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