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..
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..
Date Time: Mar 3, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) This important event has been recorded and we will post the recording soon. As per the OHCHR, over the past years, the reported number and severity of reprisals and intimidation against individuals and groups engaging with the UN have increased. They take on […]Read more..
The theme of the International Women’s Day in 2021 is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”, and it celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme is “also aligned with the priority theme […]Read more..
The Secretary General of the UN has decided to cancel all parallel and side events of the 64th session of the Women’s Commission that was due to take place March 9th-March 22, 2020. This is based on the covid19 outbreak which has hit multiple US states, as well as 60 other countries to-date. The following […]Read more..