United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Episcopalians have long been a part of the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW).

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September 17, 2020

By: Coromoto Jimenez de Salazar, Diócesis de Venezuela (IX Provincia), By: / Coromoto Jimenez de Salazar, Diocese of Venezuela (Province IX)

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 iniciativas a nivel local...

September 10, 2020

By: Nancy Kaymar Stafford, Diocese of Rhode Island (Province I) , By: / Nancy Kaymar Stafford, Diócesis de Rhode Island (Provincia I)

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 similar stories from...

September 3, 2020

By: Nancy Kaymar Stafford, Diocese of Rhode Island (Province I), By: / Nancy Kaymar Stafford, Diócesis de Rhode Island (Provincia I)

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 violence or sexual assault,...

September 2, 2020

By: Coromoto Jimenez de Salazar, Diócesis de Venezuela (IX Provincia), By: / Coromoto Jimenez de Salazar, Diocese of Venezuela (Province IX)

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 privación arbitraria de...

July 23, 2020

By: Ellen Lindeen, Diocese of Chicago, (Province V) / , By: Ellen Lindeen, Diócesis de Chicago, (Provincia V)

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 transformative...

July 16, 2020

By: Tatiana Perea Hoecker, Diocese of West Texas (Province VII) / , By: Tatiana Perea Hoecker, Diócesis del Oeste de Texas (Provincia VII)

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 health; limited or...

July 14, 2020

By: Dr. Chiseche Mibenge, Director, Gender Initiatives, Episcopal Relief & Development, By: / Dra. Chiseche Mibenge, Directora, Iniciativas de Género, Episcopal Relief & Development

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...

July 14, 2020

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 online study group.

June 30, 2020

The Presiding Bishop’s delegation to the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW 64) invites all to join the online study group Beijing +25: Celebrating the Blessing, Realizing the Dream, which will offer a series of webinars, blogs and conversations facilitated by the...

June 30, 2020

La delegación del Obispo Primado a la 64ª. sesión de la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas sobre la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer (UNCSW 64) invita a todos a participar en el grupo de estudio virtual Beijing +25: Celebrando la bendición, realizando el sueño [Celebrating the Blessing,...

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