Adolescence, Disability and Gender Inequalities: Understanding the Policy Implications of New Research Findings for LMICs

Americas, Events, June 13 2018

GAGE LogoNEW YORK, USA: For those in New York for the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, you are welcome to attend a COSP11 side event to discuss new research on adolescence, disability and gender inequalities and the policy implications; hosted by Gage Consortium and Leonard Cheshire.

‘Adolescence, Disability and Gender Inequalities: Understanding the Policy Implications of New Research Findings for LMICs’

On 14th June 08:15 – 09:30 in Conference Room 7 at UNHQ.

The session will bring together new research on the intersections between adolescence, disability  and gender inequalities (by the Leonard Cheshire; the ODI hosted Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE) longitudinal research programme), global programme implementers and policy influencers (UNICEF), and benefit from discussion regarding working with youth with disabilities (ADD) to see how this  links with the development of  national policies and plans to ensuring they deliver on the SDG promise to leave no one behind. 

The aim of the session is to shed light on the intersection between disability, adolescence and gender inequalities, providing researchers, programme implementers and policy makers with new evidence to guide interventions and on which to evaluate progress on the CRPD.

Chair:

  • Judith Heumann – Senior Fellow, Ford Foundation and Leonard Cheshire Global Ambassador

Speakers:

  • Dr.Ola Abu Alghaib, Director Global Influencing and Research, Leonard Cheshire
  • Dr Muriel Kahane, Gender and Adolescence: Global Evidence (GAGE), Strategic Learning Manager
  • Mr Gopal Mitra, Program Specialist, Children with Disabilities, UNICEF
  • Clare McKeown, Director of Funding and Partnerships, ADD International

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cosp-side-event-adolescence-disability-and-gender-inequalities-tickets-46757891111

Source: IDA_CRPD_Forum

Re-posted with permission.

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