WEBINAR: GENDER EQUALITY AND FEDERALISM: Opportunities & Challenges in Multilevel Governance

Poster for Gender Equality and Feminism

22 October 2020 | 9:00 – 10:20 EST (Ottawa time)

Download the Full report: http://www.forumfed.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/FOF-Gender_EqualityandFederalismReport.pdf

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Forum of Federations, the Forum is pleased to launch its new Report on Gender Equality and

The Report examines the complex gender dynamics in federal and decentralized countries, and identifies the advantages and limitations that multilevel systems present in the context of advancing gender equality in critical areas of women’s lives.

Christine Forster will present the main findings and recommendations derived from her analysis. Join distinguished panellists the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, Canada, and the Honourable Muferihat Kamil Ahmed, Minister of Peace, Ethiopia. They will reflect on the contribution of the Report and assess the implications for policymakers working to advance gender equality globally.


Hon. Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, Government of Canada

Hon. Muferihat Kamil Ahmed, Minister of Peace, Government of Ethiopia

Christine Forster, Associate Professor, School of Law, University of New South Wales, Australia

Salma Siddiqui, Vice-Chair, Forum of Federations

Rupak Chattopadhyay, President and CEO, Forum of Federations