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The 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March. This year, the priority theme was the ‘Elimination and Prevention of All forms of Violence Against Women and Girls’. Leaders from all over the world worked very hard to reach an agreement on this issue and, after two weeks of discussions and deliberations, agreed conclusions were adopted.
“We have assembled here with a clear mandate: to create a world where gender equality is never in question and discrimination and violence against women and girls are a thing of the past. We can make this ambition a reality if we demonstrate the political will and commitment to agree on global solutions and to implement agreed strategies at the national level, to the limit of our resources”, Ms. Marjon V. Kamara, Chair of the Commission on the […]

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