june 19, 2020 - 2:00 pm
june 19, 2020 - 5:00 pm
according to united nations development programme – undp, gender-based violence (gbv) increases during every type of emergency. pre-existing gender inequalities and economic stress caused by the covid-19 pandemic, coupled with restricted movement and social isolation measures, have led to an exponential increase in gbv.
the u.s. embassy, as part of an ongoing virtual seminar series, is providing a platform for filipinos to discuss these challenges and the available support systems for women and girls during these uncertain times. the discussion will also highlight the implications of covid-19 on gender issues, and measures to engage more women and girls in community health decision-making and leadership.
register for free at //bit.ly/usembtalks-
the first 100 registrants will be able to participate using the webinar platform and chat with our panelists, while others can view through a live stream at the american spaces philippines facebook page on friday, june 19, at 2 p.m. (philippine time). | via u.s. embassy in the philippines