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What IS the Status of Women and Girls? A Closer Look at the Global Gender Gap

Event Date: 
July 12, 2012 - 15:30 - 17:00

Please join Women Thrive Worldwide for our July Gender Roundtable event:

Thursday, July 12th, 2012
3:30pm – 5:00pm (EST)

Featuring: Ritu Sharma, Co-Founder and President, Women Thrive Worldwide
Amie Gaye, Policy Specialist, Statistical Unit, Human Development Report
Office, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Ana Maria Munoz Boudet, Gender Specialist, 2012 World Development Report,
World Bank
Karin Lapping, PhD, Senior Director, Nutrition, Save the Children, USA
Karen Craggs-Milne, Gender Advisor, Plan Canada

What is the status of women and girls around the world? Are we really making progress on closing the global gender gap? Why is this gap so hard to close and what are the ongoing challenges?

Please join us in two weeks for a unique opportunity to learn from the wide-ranging expertise of lead authors, experts and researchers from the major global gender equality reports, including the UNDP Gender Inequality Index, the World Bank’s World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development, Plan International’s Because I am a Girl series, and Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers report.

Light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP here if you plan to attend the Gender Roundtable event on July 12 at 3:30pm.

Location:
Bread for the World
425 3rd Street, SW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC
United States

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