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Berlin Presentation and Panel: 'Voice and Agency: Empowering Women and Girls for Shared Prosperity'
September 10, 2014Berlin

This major report distills vast data and studies to shed new light on constraints facing women and girls worldwide, from epidemic levels of gender-based violence to biased laws and norms that prevent them from owning property, working, and making decisions about their own lives. The event is geared to experts, policymakers, media, academia, and the private sector.



Gunther Beger
Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)


Jeni Klugman
World Bank Group Senior Adviser


Christine Nkuliliyinka
Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda in Germany

Karin Kortmann
Deputy Director General, Sectoral Department, bei Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Silke Steinhilber
Advisor in Research, Evaluation, Capacity Development for Gender Equality

Sascha Gabizon
Executive Director, Women in Europe for a Common Future

Event Details
  • When: 17:00-19:30 GMT
  • Where: Westphalia Representative Office to the Federal Government of Germany, Europasaal, Hiroshima 12-16, 10785 Berlin
  • CONTACT: Sarah Jackson-Han
  • sjacksonhan@worldbankgroup.org