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No borders on gender justice: Uniting around 7 principles

This year’s CSW comes as multiple governments have succumbed to a dangerous right-wing populism and authoritarianism, unleashing resurgent anti-migrant, misogynist, racist, neocolonialist, and neoliberal policies. In the face of this, women civil society and gender justice advocates are coming together to develop and share strategies of resistance, and to reassert that women’s rights are human rights.

Source: Open Democracy 50.50

Microsavings and Economic Development: Women on the Path to Equality

Gender inequality is one of the underlying causes of poverty. Enhancing women’s economic empowerment is a key lever to achieve fair, sustainable and inclusive development. The work of CARE has therefore focused on the economic empowerment of women through the promotion of village savings and loan associations (VSLA).

Official page around CSW61

UN Women shares different resources around the 61st Commission on the Status of Women and the 2017 theme "Women's Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work".

Official page around CSW61

UN Women shares different resources around the 61st Commission on the Status of Women and the 2017 theme "Women's Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work".

Official page around CSW61

UN Women shares different resources around the 61st Commission on the Status of Women and the 2017 theme "Women's Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work".

CSW LBTI Caucus

This year's CSW will focus on Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. The CSW LBTI Caucus, a group of Non-Governmental Organizations and advocates, aims to hold governments accountable for ALL women.
 

Letter to the Members of the UN Commission on the Status of Women

Dear Members of the UN Commission on the Status of Women,

Source: AWID and other organizations

Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. Recommendations to governments

This fact sheet from the Gender & Development Network (GADN) looks at the structural economic barriers to women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and makes recommendations as to what should be included in CSW deliberations.

Los documentos que se verán en la CSW61

Tribuna Feminista ofrece esta página donde podrás encontrar los distintos documentos que se considerarán durante la CSW61.

Land: A Common Good for Economic Development

In Tanzania, Women's Action Towards Economic Development (WATED) has been working closely with women in rural settings, as well as with the local government on issues concerning land rights and economic justice.