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Publications and Presentations:

Femicide in Central America

Published by the Central American Feminist Network Against Violence towards Women as part of a regional project with the support of Horizons of Friendship. A qualitative study on femicide (gender based murder of women) in five Central American countries.

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Horizons' Work on HIV/AIDS in Mesoamerica

Together with Humanitas, Costa Rica and the Central American HIV Observatory, Horizons has done innovative work on HIV/AIDS and harm reduction. This briefing gives an overview of HIV/AIDS in Mesoamerica and regional work on this theme. 

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Presentation: Towards Gender Equity and Ending Violence against Women

Copy of a presentation to the local chapter of the Canadian University Women's Federation, outlining our work on women's rights and gender equality in the region.

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New Directions in Food Sovereignty: A South-North Youth Perspective

A South-North Youth Perspective on the global food system. A joint output from a youth conference by Jamaican Self-Help (Canada); Horizons of Friendship (Canada); Seaview Garden Youth Council (Jamaica); Caribbean Youth Summit (Jamaica); Oscar Arnulfo Romero Community Centre (Nicaragua).

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Presentation: Nicaragua 2013 - Trip Orientation 

Background information on Horizons and Nicaragua projects for the 2013 Trip Delegates.

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Presentation: Simiente Foundation for Human and Community Development

Partner Visit, April 2013

Presentation: From Sweatshops to Human Development

Partner Visit, June 2013

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Our library includes books, articles, magazines, images and films on global issues such as peace, human rights, globalization, education environmentalism, global citizenship and world history. Located at 50 Covert Street, Cobourg, Ontario, it is open to the public Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

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