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Watch: Global perspectives on countering backlash against women in politics

18 March 2021 13:00–14:00

The participation of women in politics at all levels, is crucial for building democratic and inclusive societies in countries of all income levels, faiths and cultures. However, the progress made so far is increasingly being pushed back against, including via off and online abuse and exacerbated by the specific pressures women face due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Join our international panel of speakers to discuss the experiences and challenges of being a woman in politics and driving change for gender equality. Where we will ask what opportunities exist for strengthening solidarity, mutual learning and increasing political participation.


Liz Ford, deputy editor, Global development, the Guardian


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