Co-sponsored with Dianova International
Parallel Event Title:
No woman left behind: Hope for women facing substance use disorder
The event will bring multi-stakeholder experts together with the main objective of discussing ways of including women facing substance use disorder as part of the force for the achievement of and as beneficiaries of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The event will focus on critical issues related to access to social protection systems, addressing barriers to access and retention in public services, forms of visible and hidden injustice and the need to create programs and resources with gender mainstream in order to guarantee adequate and efficient attention, that will contribute to gender equality and the empowerment of women facing substance use disorder and on the whole to achieve a more balanced social justice.
Speaker: Lisa Goldfarb, MD, Addiction Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association