Webinar: Feminist perspectives on corporate accountability and workers’ rights: the UN Binding Treaty and beyond

Thursday 20 September 2018, 13:00-14:30 BST. Find your time here

Join AWID and the Gender & Development Network for a webinar discussion on feminist demands around corporate accountability and workers’ rights.

Following the release of the draft UN Treaty on Transnational Corporations & Human Rights in July 2018, this webinar will allow for thinking collectively about what kind of transformations are needed to make corporate accountability a reality from a feminist perspective, rooted in shared feminist visions for an alternative economy.

We will explore:

-        How and why are corporate abuses of human rights feminist concerns?

-        What is the UN binding treaty, and why is it important?

-        How are feminists engaging in this process, and what are we calling for?

-        How does the UN treaty fit within wider feminist concerns around corporate accountability?

-        Where do workers' and feminists' demands on corporate accountability overlap?

We are delighted to be joined by the following speakers in our discussion:

-        Fernanda Hopenhaym, Co-Executive Director, PODER

-         Leah Eryenyu, Research Advocacy and Movement Building Manager, Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)

-        Sanam Amin, Programme Officer, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD)

-        Gemma Freedman, Assistant International Relations Officer, UNISON

Moderator: Felogene Anumo, AWID. Discussant: Marion Sharples, GADN

To register, please click here. We look forward to having you join us, ask questions and take part in the discussions! You can also join the discussion on social media using #Feminists4BindingTreaty.

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