[VIDEO] Quality Infrastructure for Gender Equality

Event: 2021 ADB Asia and the Pacific Virtual Gender Forum l The Power to Transform: Gender Equality in Asia and the Pacific

[VIDEO] Quality Infrastructure for Gender Equality

23 November 2021
Author / Speaker: 
Neeta Pokhrel, ADB - Other materials by the author
Atsuko Okuda, ITU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific - Other materials by the author
Tanu Priya Uteng, Norwegian Centre for Transport Research - Other materials by the author
Elin Andersdotter Fabre, UN-Habitat - Other materials by the author
Isira Perera, PickMe, Sri Lanka - Other materials by the author

Gender inequalities persists and limits the extent to which women can contribute to the social and economic life of cities. Gender-blind infrastructure,  which  neglects to consider the needs of women and girls can limit their access to critical resources such as clean water and sanitation services, use of public transport and access to digital communications technology. Panelists in this session will discuss how urban development can be deliberate in its inclusion and empowerment of women.

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Learning Event


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