VA and the Egyptian Human Rights Forum will be presenting a panel at CSW67 on March 8th entitled: Current/Emerging Tech: Enhancing Gender Equality or Exacerbating Authoritarian Abuse? The digital revolution has brought about many advancements and opportunities for women and for human rights defenders, but it has also raised concerns about its impact on gender […]Read more..
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established in 1946 as a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Its mandate is to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. The commission meets annually for a two-week session in New York, during which member states, UN […]Read more..
In the Context of the Commission on the Status of Women ’22, VA’s executive director, Marlyn Tadros, participated in the Arab States MENA Regional Caucus. Climate Change was one of the top issues on the agenda.Read more..
This year’s International Women’s Day theme is ‘breaking the bias‘, and is about working towards a world free of stereotypes and discrimination that is diverse, equitable and inclusive. The International Women’s Day website is the go-to hub for everything IWD and provides detailed information, guidance and free resources. International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global […]Read more..
From the Generation Equality forum website: “The Generation Equality Forum is a civil society–centred, global gathering for gender equality, convened by UN Women and co-hosted by the governments of Mexico and France. Kicking off in Mexico City, Mexico, on 29–31 March 2021, and culminating in Paris, France, in June 2021, the Forum will secure a set of concrete, ambitious, […]Read more..