Serie de seminarios web

Virtual Dialogues: The Impact of COVID-19 on Gender

In addition to being a health emergency, COVID-19 has led to a major global, economic downturn, with potentially strong adverse impacts on the livelihoods of vulnerable groups. This dialogue focuses on the global situation, exploring prior assumptions of the pandemic and its impact on gender: issues of inequality, violence, access to education, health care, livelihoods and financial independence.

Panelists: Itzá Castañeda Camey - IUCN Gender Advisor (Mexico); Kame Westermen, Senior Gender Advisor, Conservation International; Mahfuza Akter (Mala), Gender Justice & Social Inclusion Program, Oxfam Bangladesh; Enamul Mazid Khan Siddique, Head of Climate Justice & Natural Resource Rights, Oxfam Bangladesh; Senator (Retired) Javed Jabbar, Founding President Baanhn Beli, Former IUCN Global Vice President, Pakistan

Remarks and Moderation by: Meher M. Noshirwani, Regional Vice Chair Asia & Specialist Group on Gender, IUCN CEESP; Kristen Walker Painemilla - Chair of IUCN CEESP