January 19th 2015
The evidence coming from women’s lived experiences highlights the limitations of those approaches to women’s economic empowerment that concentrate narrowly on income. Negotiations for a new development framework and its financing mechanism are coming into a crucial stage in 2015 and will offer important opportunities to advance gender equality and achieve women’s rights. At such a crucial time this event seeks to stimulate discussion on the structural nature of women’s economic inequality and what is needed to overcome it.
- Professor Naila Kabeer, Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science
- World Bank, name TBC
- DFID, name TBC
- Sok Thareth, Workers Information Centre, Cambodia
- Alison Kelly, Head of Policy, Christian Aid
- Professor Diane Elson, (discussant)
Hosted by ActionAid, Christian Aid and the Gender and Development Network.