Webinar: Confronting the barriers to IDP women and girls' participation in humanitarian settings

This webinar is for those interested to earn from practical experiences to strengthen IDP women and girls' participation and leadership. As part of the GP20 initiative launched for the 20th anniversary of the Guiding Principles on Internal displacement, this webinar aims to bring much needed attention to the issue of internal displacement and strengthen collaboration to address this.



Introduction: Nancy Polutan-Teulieres, Senior Protection Officer (Internal Displacement), UNHCR (5 minutes)

  1. Chairing the session and overview by Rebecca Eapen, Senior Adviser (Gender Equality), UNHCR (5 minutes)

  2. Presentation by Kristine Anderson, Researcher/Author, Tearing Down the Walls: Confronting the Barriers to Internally Displaced

    Women and Girls’ Participation in Humanitarian Settings (15 minutes)

  3. Presentation by Dale Buscher, Senior Director for Programs, Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) (15 minutes)

  4. Q&A (15 minutes)

  5. Concluding remarks by Kristine Anderson, Researcher/Author and Dale Buscher, Senior Director of Programs (WRC) (5 minutes)


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Event Date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:30
Organiser or Host: 
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