Generation Equality: Building a New Normal after COVID-19

Madeleine Brecher, ICJW’s UN Representative to the Committee on the Status of Women in New York, attended a virtual inter-generational discussion, billed as the Beijing +25 Civil Society Town Hall, to discuss building a better future for women and girls. On 19 October 2020, UN Women held a live-stream 90-minute webinar with polling and Q&A […]

Protecting Girls

Marking the International Day of the Girl Child (October 14), the Committee to Stop Trafficking in Persons decries the added vulnerabilities of girls to trafficking during the COVID crisis. Twenty-five years ago at the Fourth World Conference on Women, the United Nations unanimously adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which has since served as […]