CSW63 side event: Ensuring social protection for women and girls on the move
This side event highlights the importance of access to social protection for all women and girls on the move and the portability of social security entitlements. Panellists will discuss gender-responsive social protection mechanisms that are vital to promote and protect the rights of women and girls in countries of origin, transit, and destination.
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Event type: Lectures, seminars, panel discussions
18 March 2019
End date: 18 March 2019 | End time: 11:15 UTC-04:00
Location: Conference Room 2, UN Headquarters, New York, NY, 10017, USA
Join us for an interactive discussion on the importance of ensuring access to social protection for all women and girls on the move and the portability of social security entitlements. Panellists will discuss the role of social protection mechanisms in promoting and protecting the rights of women and girls in countries of origin, transit, and destination, and explore the role of inclusive social protection as a means to promote safe migration and reduce adverse drivers.
Sponsored by: UN Women Headquarters, the Permanent Missions of Germany, Mexico, and Uganda to the United Nations, and the International Organization for Migration (IOM)
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- Contact person: Mr. Michael Stewart-Evans michael.evans[at]unwomen.org