Social Development – Gender inequality and social exclusion: longer-term issues, implications and lessons to be learnt for the COVID-19 pandemic
According to the FCDO, Social Development is about putting people at the centre of development. Join us to hear stories of social development in action during this Covid-19 crisis, lessons being learnt and what recovery may look like.
According to the FCDO, Social Development is about putting people at the centre of development. It is about ensuring social, economic and political inclusion to maximise opportunities for all; the empowerment of the poor and the most vulnerable and excluded people; and accountability in development processes. Join us to hear stories of social development in action during this Covid-19 crisis, lessons being learnt and what recovery may look like.
The current Covid-19 pandemic will have the greatest impact on the most vulnerable in society and it’s important to ensure there continues to be sufficient social protection and support aimed at these group to ensure we – Leave no one behind. Join us for a panel discussion on DFID’s social development work and how they responding to the pandemic. We will also hear of experiences and some lessons learnt from some of the organisations delivering social development work during this crisis.
Social development recognises that poverty is multidimensional, has deep structural causes and aims therefore to address the underlying structural causes of poverty and exclusion. A Social Development approach aims to maximise the impact of poverty reduction efforts – leaving no one behind.