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Women & Health Online Dialogue

Expert Group Meeting
Women and Health

the Gender Perspective into the Health Sector

Tunis (Tunisia)
28 September to 2 October 1998


Dr. Maria Jose de Oliveira Araujo

Pediatrician, specialized in maternal and infant health; worked in women's health project of the municipality of Sao Paulo; founding member of the Commission on Studies on Violence against Women, Ministry of Justice; coordinater of Brazilian National Feminist Network for Health and Reproductive Rights; member of the Coletiva Feminista Sexualidade e Saude, Sao Paulo (Brazil).

Paper: The role of local authorities in the development and implementation of gender-sensitive health policies and programmes

United Nations
Division for the Advancement of Women
2 UN Plaza, DC2-12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
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