Old age social protection of women in Southeast Asia focus of 2nd regional meeting
The 2nd Multipartite Regional Meeting on the Financial Security of Women in East and Southeast Asia on 10-11 October 2016 highlighted old age social protection.
The 2nd Multipartite Regional Meeting on the Financial Security of Women in East and Southeast Asia on 10-11 October 2016 highlighted old age social protection; how they impact older women; and a few innovative approaches in its ongoing work of addressing the issue.
Distinguished speakers include: Mrs Josephine Teo, Senior Minister of State, Prime Minister’s Office and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Transport and Ambassador Linda Tsao Yang, Chairman Emeritus, The Asian Corporate Governance Association, Former U.S. Ambassador and Executive Director to the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank.
The regional network also kicked-off a collaborative research on women’s impoverishment over the life course. Country-level studies will be initiated simultaneously as well as a comparative analysis will also be attempted across all participating countries.
The “Asia Women’s Forum on Financial Security” was also formally launched as an online platform that will facilitate continuous learning among network partners as well as the public.
If you are interested in collaborating in the ongoing research or participate in future network initiatives, do get in touch with Ms Mary Ann Geronimo, at firstname.lastname@example.org
For the Meeting Notes, please click here.
For the copies of presentations by the speakers, please click on the links below:
- Financial education for mature women in Indonesia - Ms Yayah Sobariyah.
- Social pension and women’s financial security -
Dr Eduardo Klien
- Collaborating for Advocacy - Dr Vivienne Wee
- National Council of Women of the Philippines -
Ms Leonida Bayani-Ortiz
- Financial education initiatives for women in Hong Kong - Ms Anny Choi
- Old Age Financial Security of Women in Vietnam - Ms Le Minh Giang
- Policies and Programs in the Asia Pacific -
Dr Joanne Yoong