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Event: Tackling Gender Inequality Through a Care Economy



On 23 March 2021, The Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies, in partnership with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) hosted a discussion on the role of the care economy in future of work policy discussions, and opportunities within COVID-19 recovery efforts to better recognize and compensate the labor performed by care workers.

Featured speakers included:
– Ms. Chidi King, Director of the Equality Department, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
– Ms. María Lucía Scuro, Social Affairs Officer at the Division for Gender Affairs, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)
– Dr. Rachel Moussié, Deputy Director of Social Protection, Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)
– Professor Ian Goldin, Professor of Globalization, Oxford University

The discussion was moderated by Dr. Faiza Shaheen, Inequality and Exclusion Lead, Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies at NYU’s Center on International Cooperation.

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