6 May 2020 - The twelfth thematic live learning experience  organized by UCLG and UN-Habitat provided an opportunity for local and regional women leaders from across the world to outline their key strategies, concerns and experiences related to COVID-19 emphasizing their critical role on the frontlines of the crisis.

Some of the key topics explored during the online session included gender violence in situations of confinement, the role of women in global leadership and the need for a new governance system that considers women as critical actors in the rebuilding phase.

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