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The National Alliance of Women’s Organisations (NAWO) is an alliance of diverse membership organisations and individuals working for and passionate about women’s empowerment.
We have decades of unique expertise, beginning in the 1970s, in enabling women, girls and women’s organisations to understand the laws and processes that ensure their human rights at all levels. All of our work is underpinned by the values and implementation of UN gender equality mechanisms
NAWO is an alliance of diverse membership organisations and individuals working for and passionate about women’s empowerment. We work to represent the needs and interests of women at a national and international level.
We amplify the voices of women of all ages in various UN level processes. We employ our ECOSOC status at the UN by annually participating in and presenting side events at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).'s%20Alliance
A safe platform to demand our human rights, equality and justice. We collectively bring our lived experiences to impact gender policy and legislation at government level. Unite! Act! Amplify! Your voice is the voice of tomorrow: book your place at our table TODAY
NAWO recognises the vital importance of working UK-wide to further women’s equality, and works with sister organisations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to represent UK women to the European Women’s Lobby.
NAWO’s membership varies from very large to very small; from service level and grass roots to international campaigning organisations. It is this membership that ensures we are well-qualified to contribute in a meaningful way to policy-making processes.
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CSW68 – Mirror to the face of poverty

Thursday March 14th - CCUN 11th Floor
Why is the face of poverty the most disadvantaged women - and what can be done to prevent female poverty.
This interactive in person seminar will provide alternative perspectives on the different faces of female poverty with examples of best practice and solutions.
csw68 - social protection for widows globally

CSW68 – Social protection for widows globally

Tuesday March 19th - Bahai International Community Offices, 866 UN Plaza
A conversation about best practices with technology for widows and their families,
This event aims to provide a space for meaningful conversations demonstrating how widows, when empowered, can become active agents of change

CSW68 – Using technology to accelerate equality and prevent poverty

Friday March 15th
FEDCAP - 210 E43 St
This interactive panel event will explore how innovation and technology can be used creatively to assist in the lives of women and girls to prevent poverty.
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CSW68 – Sustainable social protection

Monday March 18th - BIC Suite 120, 866 UN Plaza (1st & 48th)
Become part of the global action to bring rural widows out of the shadows
This interactive event will examine key challenges in ensuring women and girls benefit from sustainable social protection systems.
16 Days of Activism 2023 - Parliamentary Reception

16 Days of Activism 2023 – Parliamentary Reception

NAWO YWA and The Phoenix Pledge in collaboration with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK would like to invite you to join the 16 Days Parliamentary Reception on 29th November at 6.30pm GMT.
Media Matters for Women CSW67

Media Matters for Women (MMW) at CSW67 NGO Forum

NAWO Member - Media Matters for Women (MMW) hosted an event at the United Nations’ 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women NGO Forum in New York City on March 10. Two members of the team from Sierra Leone were able to obtain visas and attend the conference.
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