Rethinking the role women play in the economy

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There must be more thought to the role women play in the economy, according to Celine Paramunda, one of the representatives from civil society speaking at a special high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with the  Bretton Woods institutions, the World Trade Organization and the UN Conference on Trade and Development.

Ms. Paramunda represents the Society of Catholic Medical Missionaries, an NGO accredited to ECOSOC.

The overall theme of the 2 day meeting was "Coherence, Coordination and Cooperation in the context of Financing for Development".

Julie Walker spoke with Ms. Paramunda about promoting sustained, inclusive and equitable economic growth.

Duration 3'21"

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