Event: OECD, UNIFEM, ICRW: Panel Discussion: “From Behind the Scenes to the Forefront: Gender Equality, Social Institutions and the Millennium Development Goals”

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1 July 2010 Room B, NLB United Nations Headquarters 760 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 1.00pm-2.45pm

The OECD, ICRW and UNIFEM are organising a lunchtime panel discussion in New York on Thursday, 1 July 2010 on “From Behind the Scenes to the Forefront: Gender Equality, Social Institutions and the Millennium Development Goals”. The discussion will address how gender inequality in social institutions, such as norms around violence against women, disparities in political participation, early marriage or lack of access to economic resources can inhibit the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals.

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