The Great Debate UK
What: Live Webcast of Press Conference after the GAVI Alliance pledging conference for immunisation
Date: 13th June, 2011
Time: 1.30pm to 2.00pm BST
Run Time: Approx 30 mins
Join us for a live press conference following the “Saving children’s lives – the GAVI Alliance pledging conference for immunisation” event, with Bill Gates, Prime Minister David Cameron, Secretary of State Andrew Mitchell and senior Ministers from Norway (Tore Godal), Sweden (Gunilla Carlsson), United States, Canada, the European Union and Rwanda.
- Sheetal Mehta is CEO and founder of not for profit organization Shanti Microfinance. The opinions expressed are her own. You can follow her on Twitter. Reuters will host a “follow-the-sun” live blog on Monday, March 8, 2010, International Women’s Day. Please tune in.–
The women of the world still get the rawest deal. Throughout history, in places where life is tough for everyone, women still on average work for longer hours and take on the burden of the household chores. In its Human Development Report, the United Nations Development Programme reported that 70 percent of the people living on less than $1 dollar (65 pence) per day are women.