Organised by UNESCO, the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education will be held from 14-16 November in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. We will be there and are organising a side event on the transformative power of shared parenting - particularly during those critical early years.
Among the topics that will be addressed during the Conference:
In this context, we are organizing, in collaboration with ACEV – Anne Çocuk Eğitim Vakfı,
‘Making the case for gender transformative parenting
Why it matters for our future’
a side-event to be held on 14 November at 17:30 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. This one-hour panel will also be broadcast in real time on the conference website (12:30 GMT).
The objective of this side-event, supported by the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC), ISSA – International Step by Step Association, the MenCare Global Fatherhood Campaign and Plan International, is to show that transforming parenthood – towards a fairer distribution of this responsibility between mothers and fathers – is crucial, not only for early child development, but also for each of the parents, gender equality, a reduction in violence and peace-building, and therefore, ultimately, for the future of us all.
The discussion will feature
The panel will be moderated by Liana Ghent, Executive Director, ISSA – International Step by Step Association.
→ See also our article on why gender equal parenting can be transformative
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