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HIC side event during the CSocD61: ’Unequal access to employment and decent work: The case of women in Africa and Latin America.’

février 14 @ 9:45 - 11:00

The 61st session of the Commission for Social Development (CSocD61). The priority theme of “Creating full and productive employment and decent work for all as a way of overcoming inequalities to accelerate the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”.

Side Event Highlights

i. Women in formal and informal sectors: Challenges, opportunities and solutions for productive employment and equal pay.

ii. Bridging the gap on gender inequality in paid and unpaid work; Recognizing women’s contribution to housing, the economy and environment.

iii. Full productive employment and women’s land and habitat related rights: exploring the intersection and implications

iv. Towards an inclusive, resilient, job-rich, and sustainable recovery: The role of gender equality in decent work.



  • Mr. Andrew Allimadi, Coordinator of Cooperative Issues, UN DESA


  • Dr. Priscila Izar, School of Architecture and Planning, CUBES, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

  • Maite Rodriguez Blandon, Coordinator, Latin American and Caribbean Women and Habitat Network

  • Ms. Lydia Stazen. Chair, NGO Working Group to End Homelessness & Executive Director, Ruff Institute of Global Homelessness, DePaul University, Chicago, USA

  • Diana Wachira, Learning Officer, General Secretariat, Habitat International Coalition, Kenya

  • Yolande Hendler, General Secretary,  Habitat International Coalition, South Africa


  • Dr. Ify Ofong, Convener, HIC Women and Habitat Africa Working Group


Date :
février 14
Heure :
9:45 - 11:00