Gender Equality: Key to progress for the most vulnerable
Broadcasting UN Entity
Gender equality plays a fundamental role in achieving the goals of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Women make key contributions in the areas of agriculture, water management, education and financial inclusion, to cite a few. Empowering women in LDCs has a direct impact in food safety and productivity. Providing them with economic opportunities have considerable intergenerational payoffs and is essential for poverty reduction.
Speakers: • Gita Sen, Global Health and Gender Equality Representative • Dr Cosmas Luckyson Zavazava, Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau, ITU • Alda Manuell, Youth Delegate, Angola • Moderator: Dunola Oladapo, Programme officer for Youth, International Telecommunication Union