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VideoFebruary 23, 2022

World Bank Group Gender Virtual Meeting with CSOs: Gender Equality and Development (Feb 2022)

Civil society organizations (CSOs) are crucial partners in accelerating gender equality and women’s empowerment. This discussion on gender equality is part of the World Bank Group’s yearlong Gender Equality and Development: #AccelerateEquality initiative, which explores the important progress made and lessons learnt over the last 10 years in promoting girl’s & women’s empowerment, women’s leadership, drive for a transformative change toward gender equality, shifting power relations between women and men, and engaging women as agents of change for green, resilient and inclusive development (and for social cohesion, peace & stability in FCV settings). It also takes stock of remaining challenges, while strengthening partnerships with a diverse group of stakeholders, including CSOs, in the quest to #AccelerateEquality