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Rio Call To Action Updates

The Rio Call to Action has been posted on the official Engagingmen2009 website.

You can view it, and any updates that follow here: http://www.engagingmen2009.org/24

Please send any comments to menengage@menengage.org.br

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The Rio Declaration

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Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys on
Achieving Gender Equality
Rio de Janeiro
March 29 – April 3, 2009

PART ONE: PREAMBLE
We come from eighty countries. We are men and women, young and old, working side by side with respect and shared goals. We are active in community organizations, religious and educational institutions; we are representatives of governments, NGOs and the United Nations. We speak many languages, we look like the diverse peoples of the world and carry their diverse beliefs and religions, cultures, physical abilities, and sexual and gender identities. We are indigenous peoples, immigrants, and ones whose ancestors moved across the planet. We are fathers and mothers, daughters and sons, brothers and sisters, partners and lovers, husbands and wives.
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