President’s Newsletter: Summay of Discussions at CSW63

Ministerial roundtable one and two on ‘good practices in the provision of social protection, public services and sustainable infrastructure including for recognizing and valuing unpaid care and domestic work.’ Geraldine Byrne, Ireland chair of the Commission said that for the first time the commission will focus on the theme of social protection systems, access to […]

Reflections on CSW63

Submitted by Sandra Shaw, Co-President CFUW Perth and District Club I attend the UNCSW as a delegate with the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW).  Educating myself on women’s issues about which I am ignorant has become extremely important to me as I age.  As a younger woman, raising a son alone and working, I […]

CFUW: Statement for CSW63

Promoting Gender Equality through Quality Public Education Systems and Services Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Education is essential in achieving gender equality. Education can ensure better health outcomes for women and girls, reduce child marriage, narrow the pay gap and empower women […]

Sustainable infrastructure, a powerful driver for gender equality- IAW Statement CSW63

Women released last year a report called “Turning promises into actions” Gender equality in the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development. The report underlines that progress towards meeting the sustainable development goals for women and girls is unacceptably slow and unless progress on gender equality is significantly accelerated the global community will not be able to […]