March 2013

Gender Based Violence and Access to Justice after the Liberian Civil War

March 13, 2013

The panelist are Ms. Marpue M. Speare, Executive Director of the Women NGOs Secretariat of Liberia (WONGOSOL) and Ms. Frances R. Diegh Greaves, National Chair of the National Civil Society Council of Liberia (NCSCL) and Voice of the Voiceless International, which is a "Faith Based Organization". Also in attendance are Mr. Rogers, Wanep, Ms. Kardamie, Ms.

L’ONU, les droits reproductifs et la violence envers les femmes

March 15, 2013

L’ONU, les droits reproductifs et la violence envers les femmes

par Andrée Côté

Agente, Programme des femmes

Alliance de la Fonction publique du Canada

More news about the UNCSW

March 15, 2013

Check out More news on the UNCSW by Francine Fillon!

Update negotiations

March 15, 2013

Update negotiations draft agreed conclusions:

So far 78 para's adopted - still 43 to go ..... It is Friday 15 March lunch time and still so much negotiation ahead. A lot of "difficult issues" still need to be agreed upon, like the role of the family, reproductive rights and gender equality. We are hoping for a positive outcome - more updates soon! 


March 16, 2013

After two weeks of intense negotiations, last night agreed conclusions were adopted!!!

Unions win major victory at UN conference about violence against women and girls

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RadioLabour produced a special report on the victory at the UN Status of Women Conference -
a victory in no small part due to work by activists from the ITUC, UNI and PSI.

Organizing to represent labour at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

with Sandra Vermuyten, the Equality and Rights Officer of Public Services International