Join us for this live written discussion with a panel of experts to explore how business can most effectively address gender-based violence in the workplace, their value chains and communities.
Thursday 23 November, 10am to 11am EST / 3pm to 4 pm GMT
Businesses can effectively address gender-based violence by implementing policies and procedures to prevent and respond to incidents, providing training and education to employees on gender equality and violence prevention, and engaging with local organizations and stakeholders to address gender-based violence in their communities and value chains. Additionally, companies can demonstrate their commitment to ending gender-based violence by publicly speaking out against it, promoting gender equality, and incorporating it into their sustainability and corporate social responsibility initiatives. By taking a comprehensive approach, businesses can create safer, more inclusive, and more equitable workplaces and communities.
Join us for our discussion with a panel of experts to explore these issues and the implications for business action.
- Abir Chowdhury, URC
- Chioma Izuwah, Business Fights Poverty Community Member
- Elizabeth Waweru, Research and Policy Associate, The Youth Cafe
- Flora von Michel, Business Fights Poverty Community Member
- Haron Muturi|, Wake and Shine SHG, Junior Leader, Tharaka Nithi
- Sabine Garbarino, Gender, Inclusion & Diversity, Expert
- Sherif Muçalla, Researcher
- Tolu Seun, Business Fights Poverty Community Member
Moderator: Business Fights Poverty
- How can businesses best address the issue of gender-based violence in the workplace and communities?
- What are the best examples of businesses taking action on gender-based violence?
- How can we better work together to make more of a positive impact on gender-based violence?
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