Re:Gender works to end gender inequity and discrimination against girls and women by exposing root causes and advancing research-informed action. Working with multiple sectors and disciplines, we are shaping a world that demands fairness across difference.
What is the status of women and girls worldwide in 2012? Join us as we explore the gains and gaps, and their implications for forward action, with national and international experts, including the authors of some of the most important recent reports -- from the World Bank, the World Economic Forum Gender Gap Project and the White House.
Welcome Christine Cumming, First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of New York Linda Basch, PhD, President, National Council for Research on Women
Don't Miss this special panel on econonomic justice!
Monday, March 5th 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm Drew Room (lower level) CCUN Building Church Center for the United Nations 777 UN Plaza (corner of 44th St. and First Avenue) New York, NY
The event will take place in the Drew Room, Ground Floor at the CCUN building from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm on Monday, March 5th. Women of color continue to be disproportionately represented in low-wage work. Consequently, they are less likely to have access to paid sick time, family leave, vacation, retirement savings, and other components of the human right to decent work. The panel will feature human rights advocates, economists, and organizers offering concrete human rights-based solutions for advancing economic justice for women, and in particular, women of color in the United States.
The Making a Difference for Women Awards 2012 officially kicked off the Council’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Throughout the year, we will be paying tribute to the people, achievements, and milestones that brought us to where we are today.
We know much about the men who built and operated the casinos of Las Vegas. In this talk, Dr. Susan Chandler, Professor of Social Work at the University of Nevada, Reno explores the untold stories of women who work in the gaming industry. Chandler's presentation offers a new slant on the dependence of Las Vegas’ (and Nevada’s) economy on women workers.