Empower African CSOs for Education and Protection of Vulnerable Youth Segments: Case of Domestic Workers/Eastern Africa

April 20, 2017

Civil Society Policy Forum
April 17 – 21, 2017
World Bank Group / IMF 2017 Spring Meetings


Thursday, April 20, 2017 | 2:00–3:30PM | Room: I2-210 | 1850 I St., NW 

Jeff Thindwa
Program Manager, World Bank Group- Global Partnership for Social Accountability

Evariste Murwanashyaka
 Project Officer, Collectif des Ligues et Association de Défense des Droits de l'Homme au Rwanda (CLADHO)

Jean-Jacques Schul
 Chairman , IDAY International

Regina Monticone
Senior Policy Advisor, International Labor Organisation - Washington

Alexander Twahirwa
Director of Labour Administration, Rwandan Ministry of Labor
Audrey Laviolette, Project Director, IDAY

This session will discuss how empowerment of civil society in Africa and its advocacy efforts towards their authorities yield substantive results in achieving protection of vulnerable youth as confirmed by an independent evaluation. Presentation of a case study concerning young domestic workers in Africa, highlighted by the example of Rwanda.

More details: http://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2017/04/21/civil-society-policy-forum#2