United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 14:15

En la Declaración y Plataforma de Acción de Beijing, los países establecieron como objetivo la Igualdad entre los géneros, reconocieron que las metas y los compromisos establecidos no se habían cumplido ni logrado plenamente y acoraron nuevas...

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 14:15

In 2012, I stood at the Genocide Museum in Kigali, Rwanda and was sickened by the crimes perpetrated against women and girls during the Rwandan Genocide. I had seen the same at Tuol Tleng in Phnom Penh, Cambodia several years earlier and heard...

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 11:30

The Beijing Platform for Action states that “Violence against women is an obstacle to the achievement of the objectives of equality, development and peace.” When people talk about violence against women, they generally think about domestic...

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 09:00

Las Naciones Unidas definen la como violencia contra la mujer “todo acto de violencia de género que resulte o pueda tener como resultado un daño físico, sexual o psicológico para la mujer, inclusive las amenazas de tales actos, la coacción o la...

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 14:30

As a lifelong educator, I have many times seen the powerful effects of education on students as they experience new ideas and different ways of perceiving the world. While teaching adult women in continuing education classes, I have witnessed the...

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 12:45

The first critical area of concern in the Platform for Action is women and poverty. “Poverty has various manifestations, including lack of income and productive resources sufficient to ensure a sustainable livelihood; hunger and malnutrition; ill...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 13:00

In 1995, I was a twenty year old Law student at the University of Zambia. I didn’t fully understand the buzz around Beijing. What I did understand was that the army of mothers who raised me wanted more for me. More opportunity, more power, more...

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 12:45

On July 9th, the Presiding Bishop's delegation to UNCSW 64 launched an online study group, "Beijing+25: Celebrating the Blessing, Realizing the Dream". About 90 participants joined the introductory webinar which explained the concept behind the...

Monday, April 29, 2019 - 12:00

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,[a] and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus the pioneer and...

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 12:00

I was struck during the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women about the importance of sharing our stories. It is through our stories that we are able to build relationships, and it is through relationships that we can come to...

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