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This year’s CSW, “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”, is marked by an unprecedented political context. Alongside partners, AWID will be co-sponsoring several civil society convenings, influencing the negotiations and outcome document, and sharing key knowledge pieces on relevant themes.
Over the past few years, a troubling new trend at the international human rights level is being observed, where discourses on ‘protecting the family’ are being employed to defend violations committed against family members, to bolster and justify impunity, and to restrict equal rights within and to family life.