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Commission on the Status of Women – CSW

The UN Commission on the Status of Women was established in 21 June 1946 and is dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women. It is the principal global policy-making body. Every year, representatives of Member States gather at United Nations Headquarters in New York to evaluate progress on gender equality, identify challenges, set global standards and formulate concrete policies to promote gender equality and advancement of women worldwide.

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14th June 2013 13:22

Alessia Valenza

March 2013 – 57th UN Commission on the Status of Women

Priority theme of the 56th session of the CSW is "The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges"

March 2011 – 55th UN Commission on the Status of Women

Access and participation of women and girls to education, training, science and technology, including the promotion of women’s equal access to full employment and decent work