FEMALE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT IN THE COVID-19 CONTEXT A series of seminars co-hosted by the Governments of UK and Mexico

Mexico - 3 September 2020

Trade topics: Gender and Trade

The Governments of Mexico and the United Kingdom organised the event “Female economic empowerment in the COVID-19 context. It provided a space for participants
to discuss ways to ensure the continuity of women’s and girls’ educational and productive activities, both under social distancing measures imposed due to the pandemic, and during the transition period towards the easing of restrictions and the reopening of economies. My presentation was focussed on the following topic: COVID-19 Putting Women at the Frontline: Can Trade Agreements Help?