Time of Event

09:00 – 18:00 New Delhi Time


Boosting women’s workforce participation and economic empowerment is a focus of India’s Group of 20 (G20) presidency. Policy breakthroughs could enhance productivity, economic diversity, and income equality, as well as public health, education, and broader sustainable development.

Cohosted by ADBI and partners, this Think20 (T20) associated event will feature panel discussions on women’s livelihoods and economic empowerment challenges and opportunities, and explore possible global actions for addressing them during India’s G20 presidency and beyond.

  • Discuss women’s economic empowerment imperatives and sustainable development implications
  • Highlight how India, other G20 countries, and partners can help to close gender gaps in the economy
  • Share lessons for successfully developing and implementing policies that support women’s economic empowerment
Target Participants
  • Policy makers, practitioners, and experts from think tanks, universities, and international organizations
  • Greater awareness of potential breakthroughs in women’s economic empowerment
  • Identification of potential G20 actions for advancing gender-inclusive economies and sustainable development
  • A policy brief for disseminating via T20 and Think7—the official think tank engagement groups of the G20 and Group of 7 (G7)
  • Think20 India
  • SEWA Bharat
  • Research and Information System for Developing Countries India
  • United Nations

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