A masterclass on gender equality and why it matters to companies in partnership with Business Call to Action and Oxfam.
The session aims to build a common understanding among participants, cover the implications of gender inequality for companies and workers, and look at the business case for addressing them. It will also focus on the importance of working with partners along with recommendations for business on how to make progress on gender equality.
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
Unpaid Care & Domestic work
Safety In and out of work
Going Beyond Audit
Closing Remarks, Business Call to Action
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