HIC joined the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women with a side-event focused on the role of digital Inclusion for achieving gender equality in the access, use, ownership and control of land and habitat related rights. The session explored the role of digital learning and facilitate the cross-regional exchange of experience of community-led social and technological innovations for equitable, safer and democratic cities.
The in-person event took place on Wednesday, 8th March 2023 from 4:30PM EST at the Church Center for the United Nations (CCUN) 11th Floor.
Read the report of HIC- Women and Habitat Africa Working Group Parallel event on: Digital Inclusion for all: Key to achieving gender equality and empowerment of Women and Girls in the access, use, ownership and control of land and habitat related rights.
HIC participated in different sessions during the CSW to highlight that improving women’s access to use of and control over land and productive resources is essential for ensuring women’s equality and enjoyment of human rights related to habitat.
Read here the press release: UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms the role of technology and innovation, and education in the digital age in accelerating gender equality.