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International Perspectives on Gender: A Brown Bag Lunch Series

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Thumbnail image for On-Norms-Agency-Book_SmallWeb.jpgInternational Perspectives on Gender: A Brown Bag Lunch Series
Sponsored by the Center on Women and Public Policy and the International Fellows Program

Noon to 1:30 p.m.
International Fellows Lounge, Basement, Humphrey Center

Please bring your lunch and join us for a community conversation lead by women international fellows and international students, who will share their perspectives with the HHH community on the topic and selected article. We'll provide dessert!

February 21: Material/economic progress for women and changing social norms
How are these two forces coming together or interacting to impact the well being of women and men in various contexts? At the individual level, the household level, the community level and the state/government level.
We'll be reflecting on the topic in the context of the Overview for the World Bank's 2012 Report on Gender Equity and Development
Read here

March 14: Women and political leadership
What are we learning in various contexts about how to increase the number and effectiveness of women in political leadership? What is the role of quotas, class/caste, geography, capacity building, and other dimensions of this issue?
We'll be reflecting on the topic in the context of a Politics & Gender article "Gender Quotas and Women's Substantive Representation: Lessons from Argentina"
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