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Nations pledge to cut women's unpaid work and close the gender pay gap

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Agreement made at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women overcomes efforts by US and Russia to weaken text on violence, and sexual and reproductive rights.

Source: AWID / The Guardian

Finding magic movement moments in times of crisis

Indigenous activist Judith LeBlanc calls it the Standing Rock moment and describes it as a historic, “magic movement moment in Indian country.”

Source: AWID

Finding magic movement moments in times of crisis

Indigenous activist Judith LeBlanc calls it the Standing Rock moment and describes it as a historic, “magic movement moment in Indian country.”

Source: AWID

Finding magic movement moments in times of crisis

Indigenous activist Judith LeBlanc calls it the Standing Rock moment and describes it as a historic, “magic movement moment in Indian country.”

Source: AWID

CSW 61 marred by US travel bans

Since 1947 the Commission on the Status of Women is a multilateral space for government, NGOs and activists to promote gender equality and women’s rights. But the CSW61 was marred by the spectre of travel bans. The restrictions spurred doubts from a number of  human rights organizations about the legitimacy of the US as a venue.

Source: AWID

CSW 61 marred by US travel bans

Since 1947 the Commission on the Status of Women is a multilateral space for government, NGOs and activists to promote gender equality and women’s rights. But the CSW61 was marred by the spectre of travel bans. The restrictions spurred doubts from a number of  human rights organizations about the legitimacy of the US as a venue.

Source: AWID

CSW 61 marred by US travel bans

Since 1947 the Commission on the Status of Women is a multilateral space for government, NGOs and activists to promote gender equality and women’s rights. But the CSW61 was marred by the spectre of travel bans. The restrictions spurred doubts from a number of  human rights organizations about the legitimacy of the US as a venue.

Source: AWID

HRC 34: Women human rights defenders challenge fundamentalist and extremist rhetoric and ideologies

A coalition of women human rights defenders draw the attention of the Human Rights Council to the 'wake-up call of our times', and reject the normalisation of fundamentalist and extremist rhetoric.

Source: The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)

Women's Rights Caucus: Conclusion of CSW61

Feminist activists have seen their hard work pay off as the CSW61 adopted a set of Agreed Conclusions that made significant commitments to advance women’s rights and economic empowerment in the changing world of work.

Source: AWID and other organizations

CSW61: Open letter to UN member States

The international trade union movement and civil society allies are shocked at the behaviour of certain UN, including ILO, member States aimed at removing from the draft Agreed Conclusions all references to ILO Conventions and Recommendations.

Source: UNCSW61