Does the UN advance equality for women?

A recent resume of actions for women’s equality by the UN was made for the March 2017 meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women by Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

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Bonita, a young change-maker inspires girls and women in Nepal through education

Executive Director remarks at the UN Security Council open debate on women, peace and security

An unprecedented upsurge of movements for women’s rights: UN Women annual report 2017-2018

What Is CSW and Why Are We in New York to Be Part of It?

UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62)

Africa: UN deputy chief says ‘messages of women’ vital to sustainable peace, development

UN: New films on Global Goals spotlight women’s journeys of resilience

UN report lays out concrete actions for accelerating progress towards women’s full and equal economic participation

Opening statement by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women for the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women

CSW at UN: Supporting People’s Actions to Empower Women at the Margins

USA: University of Wisconsin receives UN chair for global work on gender, well-being and peace

Education International and other Global Union Federation delegations begin their work at the 60th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

UN Commission on the Status of Women revamps working methods

U.N. Says Maternal Mortality Rate Has Nearly Halved since 1990

Gobiernos respaldan nuevas funciones para la Comisión de la Mujer

Les gouvernements approuvent de nouveaux rôles pour la Commission de la condition de la femme

UN Commission on Status of Women: Implementing the Beijing Platform for Action

Comisión de la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer: Implementación de la Plataforma de Acción de Beijing

Commission de la condition de la femme: Application du Programme d'Action de Beijing

Investing in women peacebuilders is best value for money

Advancing Women at the United Nations

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