Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Webinar Presentation: How Can Social Protection Programmes Protect Women’s Right to Work?

Slide presentation from the webinar held on 29 March 2018. This webinar has discussed the ways in which social protection can enable women to work either by providing suitable and gender-sensitive work or by enabling working women to access transfers and payments. It discussed labour-intensive employment, cash and asset transfer programs where the cultural and contextual meaning of gender roles and rights have enabled a more effective delivery of social protection. The webinar also addressed the question of women’s economic empowerment through social protection and engage with the importance of understanding the lives of women and men so as to be able to realize gender justice ends through social protection means.