Transforming "work": linking care, gender responsive public services and women's economic empowerment

Monday 13 March 2017 18:15 to 20:00 EDT
Hardin Room, 11th Floor, Church Centre, 777 UN Plaza, New York, USA

This interactive event, organised by IDS and ActionAid International, in collaboration with the Government of France, brought together young women activists, researchers, feminists and social justice organisations to talk about care dynamics, their implications for women's economic participation and gender responsive public services as a pathway towards women's economic rights.

Crop from flyer promoting ActionAid - IDS event on 13 March 2017, at CSW, New York.

The event took place alongside CSW61, whose priority theme this year is women's economic empowerment.

Opening remarks

  • Fabienne Bartoli, French Mission United Nations


  • Elena Zambelli, IDS
  • Mmasediba Dorah Tsatsi, Afrika Tikkun
  • Preethi Sundaram, International Planned Parenthood Federation
  • Kedibone Mdolo, Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA)


  • Wangari Kinoti, ActionAid International

If you are going to CSW61 please join us. If not you can follow the debate via #CSW61 #unpaidcare and @GrOW4Women on Twitter or email us your comments and thoughts.

Hardin Room, 11th Floor, Church Centre, 777 UN Plaza (at the corner of 44th Street & 1st Ave), NY 10017, New York, USA