USC lecture on October 18: “How Gender Inequality Stymies Global Development”
October 18 | Jennifer McCleary-Sills: “The Costs of Exclusion: How Gender Inequality Stymies Global Development”
Director, Global Program on Gender Violence and Rights
International Center for Research on Women
Learn about the various manifestations of gender inequality—including intimate partner violence, early forced marriage, discrimination
based on sexual orientation or gender identity, and access to justice—and how they translate into social and economic costs at the individual, community and macro levels in this talk by Jennifer McCleary-Sills, director of the Global Program on Gender Violence
and Rights at the
International Center for Research on Women. She will present evidence drawing on her recent work, including the book Voice & Agency: Empowering Women
and Girls for Shared Prosperity and the Violence Against Women and Girls Resource Guide, as well current work focused on the costs and impacts of violence against women.
Learn more about the International Center for Research on Women at
This lecture is part of the
2016-2017 USC Global Health Lecture Series and is co-hosted by the USC Institute for Global Health and GlobeMed at USC.
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