International Initiative to Promote Women's Rights to Social Security and Protection, International Webinar

Event date: 
19 Apr 2012 - 26 Apr 2012
University of Ottawa

Day One - 19 April 2012 10:00 - 12:00 EST
“Current Situation : UN Perspective
Emmanuelle St-Pierre Guilbault (ILO), Maya Stern Plaza (ILO), Prof Frances Raday (Israel), Maria Virginia Bras Gomez (Portugal), Dr. Magdelana Sepúlveda Carmona (UN)
13:30 - 15:30 EST
“Thinking outside the Box from a Feminist Perspective: a New Right to Social Security?”
Dr. Shahra Razavi (UNRISD), Prof Judy Fudge (Canada), Prof Hester Lessard (Canada), Prof Mary Murphy (Ireland)
Day Two - 26 April 2012 10:00 - 12:00 EST
“International and Regional Experiences: Gender and Social Security” Luis Jimena Quesada, President of the European Committee of Social Rights, Prof Francie Lund (South Africa), Prof Maxine Molyneux (UK)
20:30 - 22:30 EST
“Looking for Feminist Principles in Framing Women’s Right to Social Security: Different world – Different perspectives?”
Prof Dianne Otto (Australia), Mankui Li (China), Priti Darooka (India)