10 September 2020

SPIAC-B Gender Working Group, IPC-IG, GIZ, DFAT

This webinar provided a more in-depth look at the role of social protection in responding to gender-based violence during the COVID-19 health crisis. It explored what we already know about the role of social protection measures and their impacts on gender-based violence, the role of social protection policies and programmes in the pandemic, and what social protection and gender equality practitioners can do to minimise risks and maximise the preventative potential of social protection.


  • Lori Heise, Professor of Social Epidemiology and member of the Cash and Intimate Partner Violence Research Collaborative  
  • Melissa Alvarado, Ending Violence against Women Programme Manager, UN Women  
  • Lorena Fuentes, Co-founder and Principal, Ladysmith  
  • Natalia Winder-Rossi, Associate Director, Social Policy, UNICEF  

Moderator: Caren Grown, World Bank Global Director, Gender  

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Webinar summary


Registrants: 590


Attendees: 251


Youtube views: 143

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