March 2012

Reflections of a First-Time Participant to a Session of the of the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women

March 4, 2012


Chair, Committee on Women, Alliance of Concerned Teachers-Philippines (Member of Education International)

March 3, 2012

And what about the boys?

March 5, 2012

I attended the event titled "What about the boys? " and found it very interesting while frustrating. The many people in attendance demonstrated to me that people want to have dialogue on the role that men and boys can have in empowering girls and women.

Report on three sessions - rural women in Africa, funding gender equality and family violence in Australia

March 5, 2012

(1) Cross Border Trade a New Paradox for Rural Women in Eastern Africa.

Statement from the North America-Europe "region"

March 6, 2012
You will find attached a Statement from the North America-Europe"region" under UN Women.

La déclaration du caucus de la "région" Amérique du Nord et Europe

March 6, 2012
Vous trouverez ci-joint une déclaration du caucus de la "région" Amérique du Nord et Europe, pour ONU-Femmes.

Two reports: on on human trafficking and another on marital status & women

March 6, 2012

1) Women's Economic Opportunity: A solution for trafficking of persons panel presentation

Europe/North American Regional Caucus

March 6, 2012

The European/North American regional caucus has made several proposals to improve the text (rights based approach) of the Draft Agreed Conclusions (DAC). The initial DAC was 8 pages in length and this has grown to 24 pages

Key points being advanced are:

ILO Statement at UN CSW and International Women's Day 2012

March 6, 2012

ILO representative Kevin Cassidy spoke March 5, 2012 on the Review of the implementation of: the BPfA and the outcome of the 23rd special session of the GA - sharing of experiences and good practices on implementation of the Platform for Action, with

LBT Women: OUT At The UN Commission On The Status Of Women

March 7, 2012

A great article has ben posted on another website: Voices of lesbian, bisexual and trans women from around the world are rising at the United Nations—and important people are listening.