Our Voice at the UN

SI Advocacy Advisor, Bev Bucur, brings us an insightful overview of this year's Commission on the Status of Women. "The 66th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) came to a close on March 25. The results were historic because the core theme of gender

Opening Doors to a Bright Future

Blog by Helen Harvey. "This was my first time attending a Commission for the Status of Women Event. The knock-on effect of Covid has meant that some events are now accessible online. I was apprehensive when asked to speak myself, but also pleased to have the chance to highlight one

CSW66 Agreed Conclusions

by Pat Black "Following many hours of discussion and negotiation, the Commission on the Status of Women in its 66th session (CSW66) finally adopted by consensus the Agreed Conclusions on the priority theme ‘Achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls in the context of climate change,

CSW66 – Grassroots Feminist Movement Responding to Climate Change

A blog by Dr. Nina Smart Grassroots Feminist Movement Responding to Climate Change - Event at CSW66, 16 March. "Hosted by Taiwan Coalition Against Violence, TCAV, and cosponsored by Soroptimist International, this CSW66 event focused on the feminisation of climate change by sharing women's best practices from Nepal and Taiwan.

CSW66 – A Reminder that Advocacy Work Is Ongoing

By Wanda Price As NGO CSW66 Forum draws closer to the final day of sessions, we will leave this event well informed on several issues directly affecting women and girls, but also realising there is still more to learn, more to share, and more to do. This article is not

CSW66 – Women and Work: Increasing Leadership and Economic Equity

by Wanda Price "On the heels of International Equal Pay Day, this parallel event proved to be very timely.  The event was sponsored by the American Association of University of Women (AAUW).  The expert panel included Gloria L. Blackwell, Chief Executive Officer, AAUW; Dr. Caitlyn Collins Assistant Professor of Sociology,


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