DCN Events

July 30. Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

The world is confronted with a major global pandemic, impacting all facets of society and the economy. This webinar evaluates how the global pandemic is highlighting and magnifying inequalities and posing a threat to women’s employment, livelihoods, and their mental and physical wellbeing. Speakers from across the world discuss the resources and efforts to respond to these growing inequalities and advance gender quality.

This webinar  includes practical advice for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment by exploring examples and cases from various countries and discussing the issues and concerns of the implications of COVID19.  




Speakers:

Dure Shawar│COO│All Pakistan Women’s Association│Lahore, Pakistan
U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Fall 2017

Safina Nabi│Independent Journalist│Jammu and Kashmir
U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Fall 2018

Ali Zafar│Programme Officer│EVAW, Governance and Human Rights│UN Women│Islamabad, Pakistan
U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Fall 2018

Prakriti Bista│Program Officer│AMARC Asia-Pacific│Kathmandu, Nepal
U.S. State Department Fellows’ Exchange Alumnus, Spring 2019

Reshma Asrani│Geo Head│UK Region, Uplers Solutions Pvt Ltd│Ahmedabad, India

This event is co-organized by Digital Communication Network SouthEast Europe Hub (DCN SEE) and World Learning and is part of DCNSEE’s Ideas in Action – Digital Engagement, a series of virtual events launched in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. DCNSEE is supported by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Citizen Exchanges.

This global event was designed and arranged with support from the South-Central Asia Alumni Network of the State Department exchange program Professional Fellows, implemented by World Learning.

DCN SOUTHEAST EUROPE HUB is a consortium of Aristotle University, Digital Communication Network, nonprofits, public and private organizations and companies involved in the fields of digital communication, social impact campaigns, technology, and innovation. It is a unique, interdisciplinary coalition tapping into the best talent and resources across Europe.
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