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Programme on Virtual Consultation Science for Resilient Food, Nutrition and Livelihoods: Contemporary Challenges:

Venue: M.S Swaminathan Research Foundation Via Online
Date: 8th August 2020

More information: gendered-impact-of-covid-19-takes-centre-stage-at-discussion/article32307142.ece


Time Events
9.45 am - 10.47 am Session 6: Panel Discussion on Gendered impacts of the Covid-19 crisis
4.00 pm – 4.20 pm Special Lecture on “Broader health impacts of COVID”Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist
The World Health Organization of the UN, Geneva
4.20 pm – 5.20 pm Panel discussion (10 min presentations & questions):
Dr. Kezevino Aram
President, Shanti Ashram, Coimbatore
Community level responses to emergent health risks confronting women
Prof. Nitya Rao, Professor, Gender and Development
University of East Anglia, Norwich
Impacts of Covid-19 on women’s work and food and nutrition security
Ms. Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India, New Delhi
Gender-based violence and women’s sexual and reproductive health
Dr. Avni Amin, Scientist, Gender Team, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, The World Health Organization of the UN, Geneva
Global Gender Impact of Covid-19
Dr. Anjana Mangalagiri, Senior Fellow, Institute of Social Sciences; Country Representative, South Asia Forum of ECD Professionals, New Delhi
The differentiated impact on children's development and learning