Council, Cape Town, South Africa, 26 August 2012

List of Participants

Socialist International Women Pia Locatelli
  Marlène Haas

Full member organisations

Women's Secretariat Clori Yelici
Socialist Party, PS  
Austrian Social Democratic Women Barbara Prammer
Social Democratic Party of Austria, SPÖ Gabriele Heinisch-Hosek
  Maria Jonas
  Katrin Hellwagner
Women's Forum Nermina Zaimovic-Uzunovic
Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina, SDP BiH Nina Karadjinovic
Labour Women Action, AMT Miguelina Vecchio
Democratic Labour Party, PDT  
Social Democratic Women's Confederation Svetlina Yolcheva
Bulgarian Social Democrats  
Union of Socialist Women for Parity and Solidarity Deniza Slateva
Bulgarian Socialist Party, BSP Nevena Aleksieva
Social Democratic Front, SDF Chantal Kambiwa
Liberal Party of Colombia, PLC Ivonne González Rodriguez
Social Democratic Women's Forum Karolina Leakovic
Social Democratic Party, SDP  
Socialist Women's Movement Roulla Mavronikola
Movement of Social Democrats, EDEK  
Commission for Equality Kirsten Johannsen
Social Democratic Party  
Dominican Federeration of Social Democratic Women, FEDOMUSDE Janet Camilo
Dominican Revolutionary Party, PRD  
Social Democratic Women in Finland Merja-Hannele Vuohelainen
Finnish Social Democratic Party, SDP  
Federation of Social Democratic Women, ASF  Elke Ferner
Social Democratic Party of Germany, SPD  
Women's Department Antigoni Karali-Dimitriadi
Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK  
Union of Haitian Social Democrats Jessie Ewald Benoit
Women's Section Zita Gurmai
Hungarian Socialist Party, MSzP  
Forum for Gender Equality Ester Levanon-Murdoch
Meretz Party  
National Women's Organisation, ONMPRI Diva Hadamira Gastélum Bajo
Institutional Revolutionary Party, PRI Tatiana Telles Calderón
National Secretariat for Women Ouafa Hajji
Socialist Union of Popular Forces, USFP Khadija Qariani
  Rhizlaine Benachir
  Khaoula Lachguar
Women in the PvdA Kirsten Meijer
Labour Party, PvdA Marije Laffeber
Women's Commission Margarita Zapata
Sandinista National Liberation Front, FSLN  
Tarayya Women's Organisation, OFT  Ousséini Hadizatou Yacouba 
Party for Democracy and Socialism of Niger, PNDS  Diarra Fatimata Ly 
  Béty Aichatou 
  Tiémoko Aminata
Women's Network  Lisse Christofffersen
Norwegian Labour Party, DNA  
ANC Women's League Sisisi Tolashe
African National Congress, ANC Mpai Mogorosi
  Yatima Nahara
Secretariat for Equality Purificación Causapié
Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, PSOE  
Social Democratic Women of Switzerland Barbara Berger
Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, SP/PS  
Women's Branch Hilal Dokuzcan
Republican People's Party, CHP Nurlu Erkan
  Gökce Piskin
  Zulal Atalay
Feminist Commission Maria Svart
Democratic Socialist of America, DSA  
SIW Secretariat
  Janice Flower
  Valerie Pierres




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