Enhancing social protection for poverty reduction and women’s empowerment


22 March 2017, 4.45-6pm, Conference Room 11
Co-hosted by the Government of Bangladesh, Government of Canada, and the Government of Denmark
Supported by FAO and WFP


The side event will showcase the impact of gender-sensitive design and implementation in protection programmes on women’s well-being, including their food security, health status, and economic empowerment. Furthermore, the event would try to create additional support and commitment for expansion of coverage of social protection and women’s economic empowerment as a key component of the 2030 Agenda to reach the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The event will:

·        Identify promising practices to enhance the reach and impact of social protection on women’s economic empowerment; and,

·        Promote an increased understanding strengthened commitment and forward-looking action for gender sensitive social protection

Kindly RSVP for the event here: https://goo.gl/forms/6alIfFfBNwvPMhxK2

For inquiries, please contact Haque Rokebul at joyrokeb15@hotmail.com