ProGender organises an online public discussion on the conditions of work in the health and care sectors and the gender challenges that workers in these sectors face during the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants include representatives of nurses’ unions, care workers and specialists from Iceland, Greece and Norway, who will discuss their experiences, struggles and demands during the pandemic.
Speakers include: From Iceland: • Kristín Dýrfjörð, Associate Professor at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Akureyri • Sonja Ýr Þorbergsdóttir, Chair of the Federation of State and Municipal Employees (BSRB)
From Norway: • Kristine Sommerset Bjartnes, Social worker at IPPF organization, Norway • Silje Naustvik, Deputy Head of the Norwegian Nurses' Association
From Greece: • Tzannis Polykandriotis, General Secretary of the Panhellenic Trade Union Nursing Federation of the Hellenic National Health System (PASYNO - ESY) • Aurora Tabangin, Melissa Network of Migrant Women
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Meeting ID: 961 2346 9447 Passcode: 492369
With live streaming on Facebook @ProGenderproject
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