UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

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CSW63
In Focus: UN Commission on the Status of Women

This year, the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63) is taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11 – 22 March 2019. It will focus on the theme, “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”. Join us to learn more about what women need and their role in sustainable infrastructure, public services and social protections. Follow the unfolding conversation at the United Nations and what it will mean for communities worldwide. More

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“CSW63 is a moment to reflect”
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. (Photo: Marco Grob.)

In her remarks at the opening of the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka called for “change that lasts, and that can withstand the shocks of political climates that may be unconducive to human rights and women’s rights”. More

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This #WomensDay, we’re innovating for change

What does it mean to innovate? From mobile banking to artificial intelligence and the internet of things, it is vital that women’s ideas and experiences equally influence the design and implementation of the innovations that shape our future societies.

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