Working papers on gender and bioethics

An international conference held at Kazan State Medical University, Kazan, Russian Federation, in November 2011, explored a wide range of bioethics cases in view of promoting gender equality. The collected working papers (speeches and summaries) are published, below, in their original languages (Russian or English).

This conference covered specific challenges to promoting gender equality in public health, research, and education examining in particular the plight of women and girls among vulnerable populations; it assessed the ethical principles of equality, benefit sharing, and human dignity in application.

Among the speakers were bioethicists, such as Mrs Wendy Rogers, Mrs Lisa Eckenwiler, Mrs Jyotsna Gupta, Mrs Deborah Diniz, Mrs Fatima Alvarez-Castillo, Mr Yandisa Sikweyiya, Mr Vasil Gluchman and Mrs Itziar Lecuona, and a number of experts from the region, such as Mrs Marina Guryleva, Mr Konstantin Gurevich, and Mrs Farida Nezhmetdinova.


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