Commission on the Status for Women adopts Resolution 1/1 by acclimation

Xiaoxing Li January 8, 2016 UN Women have reached a unified decision to pass a comprehensive resolution that provides guidelines for Member States to create a number of protocols to help ensure healthcare to women at risk of violence. The Member States of the Commission on the Status of Women, also known as UN Women, … More Commission on the Status for Women adopts Resolution 1/1 by acclimation

Qatar Leads the Charge on Women’s Rights in the Middle East

Al Jazeera   1/8/2017, Vancouver, BC   Despite the grilling which the Qatari delegate to the CSW received at the hands of conservative western news outlet Fox News, the delegate was able to showcase the progress which their country had made on women’s rights. “We’ve made leaps and bounds in women’s rights” the Qatari delegate … More Qatar Leads the Charge on Women’s Rights in the Middle East

Ideological differences prevent consideration for numerous issues within CSW discussions, sources say

The Jakarta Post Vancouver | Sun, January 8, 2017 | 9:45am As the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) moves into the final day of its annual meeting, the nature of their progress is being called into question. Numerous delegates attending the conference, including those representing Guyana and Colombia, worry about a lack of … More Ideological differences prevent consideration for numerous issues within CSW discussions, sources say

Commission on the Status of Women to ensure healthcare to women at risk of violence; prioritized in UN vote

The Jakarta Post Vancouver | Fri, January 6, 2016 | 4:30pm The Commission on the Status of Women has resolved to work together in ensuring healthcare to women at risk of violence; a decision that was confirmed in a near-unanimous vote during the first session of the 60th annual conference held in Vancouver, Canada.   … More Commission on the Status of Women to ensure healthcare to women at risk of violence; prioritized in UN vote

A Crude Awakening

German Delegate Sheds Light on Domestic Gender-Based Violence Der Spiegel 16:32   On a frosty morning within the halls of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), member states gather to discuss and develop new strategies to ensure healthcare for women at risk of violence. While a considerable time has passed since the early … More A Crude Awakening