A masterclass on the barriers faced by low-income women as workers and producers.
The session will explore why this human rights issue is a problem for business, with the aim of building a common understanding among participants.
The masterclass will cover why there needs to be stronger worker voices and transparency in supply chains and discuss the business case for addressing these issues and what action companies can take.
Kate Cooper, Gender and Private Sector, Oxfam: Kate has over 10 years of experience as an economist in international development specialising in Gender and Private Sector. Her work includes leading the Work and Opportunities for Women programme and the SPRING business accelerator as the Women's Economic Empowerment lead at DFID
Leena Camadoo, Women’s Economic Empowerment, Oxfam: Leena has 13 years of experience in value chain development and private sector partnerships. Her work includes working across a global network to mainstream WEE and gender equality into programming. Supporting campaigns, events and public comms to demonstrate impact and inspire behaviour change.
Opening remarks from Luciana Trindade de Aguiar, Business Call to Action
Introduction to the Masterclass: Phil Walsh, Oxfam
Presentations by Kate Cooper and Leena Camadoo, Oxfam
Gender Equality and Why it matters
Drivers of Women’s Economic Opportunities
Where women are working in the supply chain
Why Business should care and what can it do
Closing Remarks, Business Call to Action
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