[UNA-USA Exclusive] UN Women: Gender Equality across the Sustainable Development Goals – 2021 Snapshot

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04:00 pm

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UNA-USA Passport Series – An Exclusive Member Experience
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A year and a half into the pandemic, progress towards expanding women’s rights and opportunities continues to be tested and impede.

Introducing UN Women’s most recent publication – Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals: The Gender Snapshot 2021.

Tune in to hear directly from UN Women experts about latest evidence on gender equality across all SDGs, the progress made since 2015, and the continued alarm over the COVID-19 pandemic, its immediate effect on women’s well-being and the threat it poses to future generations!

SPEAKERS

Ginette Azcona, Research and Data Policy Specialist, UN Women

She manages the data and statistics for UN Women’s flagship reports. Before joining UN Women in 2010, she was part of the research and writing team for UNDP’s Human Development Report Office. Ginette has authored numerous publications on human development, human rights, social justice and gender and development data and is UN Women’s leading focal point on gender, data and the SDGs.

Antra Bhatt, Statistics Specialist, the Research and Data Section of UN Women

She is a co-author of the Annual Gender Snapshot Report, From Insights to Action: Gender Equality in the wake of COVID-19, and World Survey on the Role of Women in Development and a key contributor in the statistical analysis for UN Women’s flagship reports such as Progress of the World’s Women and Turning Promises into Action. Before joining UN Women in 2017, Antra worked as an Assistant Professor at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai, India and as a researcher at the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy and the University of Chicago Urban Poverty Lab in Chicago, USA. She has authored a number of publications and background papers on gender inequality and its intersection with poverty, healthcare, unpaid care, labor markets including articles in peer-reviewed academic journals, UN Women Spotlight Papers, book chapters and Op-Eds/blogs.