Webinar talks about female election candidates’ rights, funding and campaigns
On July 21, Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Rio de Janeiro Law School, through its Diversity Program, in partnership with the Rio de Janeiro State Electoral Prosecutor’s Office and the Rio de Janeiro More Women in Politics Forum, will hold a webinar called “2020 Elections: Rights, Funding and Campaigns.” The event will be broadcast live on FGV’s YouTube channel, as of 5 pm.
This is the second webinar in the series. Among other subjects, it will address female candidates’ rights and duties in relation to campaign funding, digital campaigns and pre-campaign activities.
The event will feature the coordinator of the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School’s Diversity Program, Professor Ligia Fabris; Rio de Janeiro regional electoral prosecutor Silvana Batini; Professor Clara Araújo of Rio de Janeiro State University’s Gender Inequalities and Relations Study Center; Professor Hildete Pereira de Mello of Fluminense Federal University; Leila Linhares, the director and founder of women’s pressure group CEPIA; the founder of the Alziras Institute and representative of the Brazilian Women’s Campaign, Marina Barros; Havana Marinho, a lawyer who specializes in election law; and Neide Cardoso de Oliveira, acting Rio de Janeiro regional electoral prosecutor.
The webinar is being organized by the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School’s Diversity Program, as part of its range of research projects and other initiatives to investigate, diagnose and think about policies and measures to boost female participation in Brazilian politics and mitigate the country’s long-standing underrepresentation of women.
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