Oslo, Norway, 10 April 2010

List of Participants

Socialist International Women
  Pia Locatelli
  Marlène Haas

Full member organisations

Organisation of Angolan Women, OMA Luzia Inglês Van-Dunem
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola, MPLA  
Austrian Social Democratic Women Barbara Prammer
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ Maria Jonas
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT Luiza Modry Przybylski
Ildemar Barbosa Rodrigues
Salete Beatriz Roszkowski
Social Democratic Women’s Forum Karolina Leakovic
Social Democratic Party, SDP  
Commission for Equality Kirsten Johannsen
Social Democratic Party Julie Rademacher
Federation of Social Democratic Women, ASF Elke Ferner
Social Democratic Party of Germany, SPD  
Women's Department Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi
Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK  
Women's Organisation Elfur Logadóttir
Social Democratic Alliance, Samfylkingin  
Women's Organisation Marije Laffeber
Labour Party, PvdA Marja Bijl
Women's Network Anniken Huitfeldt
Norwegian Labour Party, DNA Helga Pedersen
Lise Christoffersen
  Gro Axelsen
  Heidi Henriksen
  Laila Thorsen
  Channeh Storvik
  Anne Cathrine Berger
  Lillian Erichsen
  Mette Ofstad
  Vibeke Ek
National Federation of Social Democratic Women Emma Lindh
Swedish Social Democratic Party, SAP Berin Balta
Social Democratic Women of Switzerland Barbara Berger
Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, SP/PS Ida Muster-Dobler

Associated member organisations

PES Women
Party of European Socialists, PES
  Zita Gurmai
  Lesia Radelicki


Norwegian Labour Party, DNA
  Maria Hevzy
Marte Ingul
  Tone Hemli
  Siv Elin Stormoen
  Roar Thun

Guest Organisations

Equal Pay Commission, Norway
  Kristina Hagen
Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions
  Trine Lise Sundnes
Gerd Kristiansen
Norwegian United Federation of Trade Unions
  Eli Ljunggren
Norwegian Union of General and Municipality Employees
  Wegard Harsvik
Norwegian Union of Social Educators and Social Workers
  Randi Reese
SIW Secretariat
  Janice Flower



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