Introducing the NGO CSW62 Forum

The NGO CSW62 Forum (March 11-23, 2018) is held each year during the CSW session. It is organized by NGO CSW/NY, takes place in and around UN headquarters and is the largest Commission gathering at the United Nations. The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York (NGO CSW/NY) is a coalition of hundreds […]

Women Leaders Eradicating Rural Poverty

ICJW was proud to co-sponsor a Side Event at CSW62 on “Women Political & Business Leaders: Achieving Economic Solvency with Rural Women” on March 12, 2018. The event was sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Fiji, Estonia, Chile and Albania together with organizations:  FAWCO, PPSEAWA, LWV, ICJW and BPW. This forum showcased best political practices that […]

Advancing Gender Equality

The CSW62 Side Event on Advancing Gender Equality Through Community Based Organizing and Global Advocacy was a panel discussion about the role of communities in advancing women’s rights. The panel for this event sought to understand the current best practices that community-based and grassroots organizations are implementing in dealing with women’s rights, as well as […]

#METOO Rural Women

The Women In Migration Network sponsored a Side Event at CSW62 on the topic of Access for Justice for Rural & Migrant Women who are subjected to Sexual Assault. In 2016, the United Nations agreed to a Global Compact  For Migrants, separate from the Global Compact For Refugees to ensure that gender is mainstream in […]