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“In 2008, the world (will reach) an invisible but momentous milestone: For the first time in history, more than half its human population, 3.5 billion people, will be living in urban areas. By 2030, this is expected to swell to almost five billion . . . the futre of cities in developing countries, the future of humanity itself, all depend very much on decisions made now in preparation for this growth.”
(Source: Report from the City Mayors Society June 28, 2007)

This year’s ICOWHI’s conference focuses on supporting women’s health in urban areas. It will look at issues that women face in cities that impact their health and life experiences. Experts in the fields relating to urban issues will analyze develop strategies for helping women’s health in cities.

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