Creating an economy that works for women – an opportunity to learn

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) invites to participate in a Webinar on “Creating an Economy that works for Women” on 21 February 2017, 14:00 – 15:00 GMT.

The session is chaired by Abigail Hunt – Senior Research Officer and gender lead, Growth, Poverty and Inequality Programme and ODI Speakers are James Heintz – Associate Director, Political Economy Research Institute, and Andrew Glyn Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Dinah Musindarwezo – Executive Director, The African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET), Dr. Purna Sen – Director of Policy, UN Women and Jessica Woodroffe – Director, Gender and Development Network.

webinarKey topics for discussion include:

– Changing work patterns and their implications for women,

– The role of governments in creating an enabling macroeconomic Environment,

– Unpaid care and domestic work,

– and identifying concrete proposals for priority action by governments at international and national level.

The webinar will be streamed live online. You are welcome to Register for the Event here.

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