Apr 15, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (GMT-5)
Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation, Tunis; Arab Watch Coalition; Bretton Woods Project; and CEPR
This session will explore the extent to which the IMF's surcharge policy is consistent with its commitment to gender equality and a greener, smarter, and fairer COVID-19 recovery. Examples of increased discrimination against women, and other negative impacts of the surcharge policy, will be explored as well as actions to address the policy’s negative consequences.
- Moderator: Jayati Ghosh, professor of economics, Political Economic Research Institute; University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
- Panelist 1: Christina Laskaridis, lecturer in economics, Open University, UK
- Panelist 2: Shereen Talaat, co-director MENA, Arab Watch Coalition, MENA
- Panelist 3: Samah Krichah, program officer, Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation, Tunis