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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

On International Women's Day, 8 March 2012, UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet calls for women's equal participation in all spheres of life as fundamental to democracy and justice.

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

"Rural Women Think Green and Act Green" - CSW Side Event on March 05 - Attached is the keynote address by Dr Palitha Kohona, Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

While delegates to CSW 56 celebrated International Women's Day at the UN, a Canadian newspaper reported:

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

This morning at the NGO briefing session, NGOs were made aware of a situation regarding Itanian women's participation at CSW 56

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

This was a very graphic and disturbing presentation. Panelists included the founder and workers of the Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTI) as well as a young woman who was a victim of an acid attack.

What is acid violence?

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

On Wednesday March 7, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (New York time (GMT-4)) there will be a live webcast observance of International Women's Day 2012: "Empower Rural Women - End Hunger and Poverty"

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