Poverty Is Violence: The Intersection of Poverty, Racism, and Gender

Poverty is Violence

This free webinar takes place Thursday, March 14th, 10:30am-12 pm EDT. You can register in advance. Interpretation in English and Spanish.

Poverty itself is violence. For many women and girls around the world, the juncture between gender and extreme poverty is a reality. Based on UN Women projections for 2022, an estimated 388 million women and girls globally live in extreme poverty.

At the current rate of progress, it is estimated to take another 300 years to achieve gender equality.

Please join ATD Fourth World on Thursday, March 14th, 10:30am-12 pm EDT, for the webinar, “Poverty is Violence: The Intersection between Poverty, Racism, and Gender, ” as part of the United Nations 68th Session on the Commission of the Status of Women.

This virtual panel discussion will focus on the intersection of poverty, gender, racism, and violence experienced by women and girls in the global South and North.

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