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Harvard Kennedy School hosting Smart Policy for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Kathmandu

Anna Note Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017 1170 reads

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KATHMANDU - On March 23rd, Evidence for Policy Design, at Harvard Kennedy School, in collaboration with IFMR LEAD in India, will bring together international scholars and policy actors from across South Asia in Kathmandu, Nepal, for an evening program on “Smart Policy Design for Women's Economic Empowerment.” Panelists will discuss the evidence base on how policy initiatives can affect female economic empowerment, and how the region’s women are faring in terms of labor force participation and economic activity.


Evidence for Policy Design is a program of the Harvard Kennedy School. This event is presented in collaboration with IFMR LEAD and the Nepal Administrative Services College.


Speakers will include:

Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, Speaker of the Parliament for  Bangladesh   

 Bimala Rai Paudyal, former member Nepal Planning  Commission  

 Fauzia Viqar, Chairperson of the Punjab Commission on the  Status of Women in Pakistan 

Rohini Pande, EPoD Co-Director and Mohammed Kamal  Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School


Find more details on the event here.


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