#50-18 Women and Social Protection

Women experts dig into the economic and political issues that affect governments’ support for healthcare, cash support for mothers with small children, pensions and social security, especially in African and Latin American countries. Recorded March 10th in New York, at the Civil Society Consultation around the UN Commission on the Status of Women. 
Panel hosted by NGO-CSW New York. The audience was preparing to engage with their national delegations during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: Saphira Rameshfar, Emcee; Marilou McPhedran, Canadian Senator, panel moderator; Nadia Daar, head of Oxfam DC office; Crystal Simeoni, head of advocacy for Femnet Africa, based in Kenya; Corina Rodriguez Enriquez, feminist economist from Argentina, active in DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era). Summarized: Vilnius Pineiro, International Labor Organization.

Credits: Recorded and edited by Frieda Werden. Thanks to the New York committee of NGO-CSW, and the US chapter of the International Association of Women in Radio and TV.

Comments: More audio from this event available. Email wings@wings.org