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A Fifth UN World Conference on Women in 2015? Learn More and Share your Opinion!

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FRIDAY FILE: A discussion about the implications of the proposed UN Fifth World Conference on Women in 2015 is urgently needed among feminists and women’s rights activists from all regions of the world.

There are diverse opinions about the organization, hosting and purpose of the proposed conference, which have not been broadly debated.

By Susan Tolmay[i]

The proposed 5th World Conference on Women

Source: AWID

A Fifth UN World Conference on Women in 2015? Learn More and Share your Opinion!

We invite you to share your opinion in the comments box below.

FRIDAY FILE: A discussion about the implications of the proposed UN Fifth World Conference on Women in 2015 is urgently needed among feminists and women’s rights activists from all regions of the world.

There are diverse opinions about the organization, hosting and purpose of the proposed conference, which have not been broadly debated.

By Susan Tolmay[i]

The proposed 5th World Conference on Women

Source: AWID

A Fifth UN World Conference on Women in 2015? Learn More and Share your Opinion!

We invite you to share your opinion in the comments box below.

FRIDAY FILE: A discussion about the implications of the proposed UN Fifth World Conference on Women in 2015 is urgently needed among feminists and women’s rights activists from all regions of the world.

There are diverse opinions about the organization, hosting and purpose of the proposed conference, which have not been broadly debated.

By Susan Tolmay[i]

The proposed 5th World Conference on Women

Source: AWID

Shaping a gender perspective towards the full realization of the MDGs

This article is based on a speech delivered by AWID’s Executive Director, Lydia Alpízar Durán at a High Level Roundtable during the 54th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

Source: AWID

Shaping a gender perspective towards the full realization of the MDGs

This article is based on a speech delivered by AWID’s Executive Director, Lydia Alpízar Durán at a High Level Roundtable during the 54th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

Source: AWID

Shaping a gender perspective towards the full realization of the MDGs

This article is based on a speech delivered by AWID’s Executive Director, Lydia Alpízar Durán at a High Level Roundtable during the 54th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).

Source: AWID

Outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly and its contribution to shaping a gender perspective towards the realization of the MDG´s

"By now is clear that most responses to the crisis have been gender-blind and therefore not effective in mitigating the effects of the crisis on women. It is key to ensure that responses to the crisis incorporate a clear analysis of its impact on women and are gender-sensitive, taking into account different dimensions, but particularly, the reproductive economy," said Lydia Alpízar Durán, Executive Director of AWID, in the CSW.

54th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

United Nations Headquarters - NYC, March 1-12, 2010

Source: AWID