WEBINAR: Community engagement for gender equality and women’s empowerment Confirmation

WEBINAR: Community engagement for gender equality and women’s empowerment Confirmation

11 March 2021. Community Engagement Days – Webinar 2: Community Engagement for Gender
Equality and Women’s Empowerment
The series is organized by the Dimitra Clubs Team of the Rural Institutions, Services and People’s Empowerment (RISE) Team of the Inclusive Rural Transformation and Gender Equity (ESP) of FAO.

Webinar 2 aimed at understanding to what extent and how community engagement approaches have been able to promote advancements in gender equality and people’s empowerment, including changes in gender relations and roles.

The series is organized by the Dimitra Clubs Team of the Rural Institutions, Services and People’s Empowerment (RISE) Team of the Inclusive Rural Transformation and Gender Equity (ESP) Division of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with the support of the Flexible Multi-Partner Mechanism (FMM) and in collaboration with the Belgian Development Cooperation.

  • Moderator: Mr Daniel Gustafson – Special Representative of Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 
  • Ms Margarita Dalton – Researcher and activist, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS) – The importance of recognizing women’s commitment in community building
  • Ms Andrea Cornwall – Professor, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) – Pathways of women’s empowerment: lessons for community engagement
  • Mr Bafana Khumalo – Co-chair, Men Engage Alliance – Promoting positive masculinities at community levels to fight gender discriminations
  • Ms Hajnalka Petrics – Global Coordinator, Joint Programme on Gender Transformative Approaches for Food Security and Nutrition – Rural communities as catalysts for gender transformative change

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Contact us
If you are interested or have any questions, send us a message.
I am very interested
Send Message