Friday, April 18, 2014

Event: Live Online Chat: Women at Work - Breaking through Asia's Glass Ceiling (22 April 2014)

Live Online Chat: Women at Work - Breaking through Asia's Glass Ceiling

Economic growth in Asia and the Pacific will only translate into more and better jobs for women when legislative, economic, and social reforms are introduced.
In this discussion, we ask the questions:
  • What can be done to make more jobs available to women across Asia and the Pacific?
  • How can education reduce the gender gap?
  • Are gender divisions in domestic labor hampering women from succeeding in the workplace?
  • How can governments tap women’s potential for employment without having them leave their homes?
Send your questions in advance to our experts though FacebookTwitter or via email.
Join the live chat on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 02:00 to 04:00 GMT on the Asian Development Blog.


Imrana Jalal

Imrana Jalal is Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender) at ADB. She has Bachelors and Masters degrees in law from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and a Masters degree in Gender Studies from the University of Sydney, Australia.

Nelien Haspels

Nelien Haspels is Senior Specialist on Gender and Women Workers Issues, International Labour Organization (ILO). She holds a Master of Arts in Socio-Cultural Sciences from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands.

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