SDG 6 and Leave No Woman Behind

Removing the barriers for all women – including girls and older women and women with disabilities – to water, sanitation andhygiene with a focus on their safety and security

Friday, 13 July 2018, 12:30 to 14:30

Register HERE by 12 July 2018

Venue: AARP Office, 750 Third Avenue (between E 46th St and E 47th St), 31st Floor, New York, USA


Agenda and Speakers

12:30-12:45 Welcome by Erica Dhar, Director Global Alliances, AARP Office of International Affairs: Co-Chair, Stakeholder Group on Ageing
Moderators: Salina Sanou, Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) and Paul Ladd, Director, UNRISD

12:45- 13:30 Panel 1

1. Beatrice Akua Mahmood and Rita Kyerema, Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD): WASH access issues for women with disabilities

2. Jane Anyango, Polycom, Nairobi, and Elizabeth Ampairwe, FOWODE/FEMNET: Water, sanitation andsecurity of women in slums

3. Beena J Pallical, Asia Dalit Rights Forum: Health and nutrition problems related to access to water and sanitation of women in urban areas in South Asia

4. Sylvia Beales, Africa Platform on Social Protection/Global Coalition on Social Protection FloorsInnovative practice of social protection auditing and lessons learned to support safe and secure access to WASH by women and girls

13:30-14:00 Panel 2: responses

5. Shahra Razavi, Director of Research, UNwomen

6. ChiChi Okoye, Country Director – Nigeria, WaterAid          

14.00-14.30 Discussions & Conclusions

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