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Invisible Widows

Invisible Widows – coming out of the shadows? #CSW66

After real concerted pressure from civil society, finally, the word widows appears not once but twice in the Agreed Conclusions ...
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Margaret Owen (Widows for Peace through Democracy) at CSW63

‘UN Resolution on the Situation of Widows is a Milestone!’ – Margaret Owen, OBE

It is a triumph to see this Resolution adopted by the UN - it makes our 27-year long struggle worthwhile ...
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#CSW66 Youth Led Meaningful Conversations what we learnt

NAWO Youth at #CSW66: What We Learned

Meaningful Conversations became a safe space to voice opinions, share experiences and call for actions in order to Unite, Amplify ...
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The 66th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women closed with the adoption of agreed conclusions on 25 March, 2022. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

#CSW66 UN reaffirms women’s and girls’ leadership as key to address climate change, environmental and disaster risk reduction for all

March 25th UN closed 66th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) acknowledging important role of women ...
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l 6th Form - Role of young ensuring climate action

#CSW66 Stroud High Sixth Form presents the role of young women in ensuring climate action

Stroud High's #CSW66 event will focus on how young people, especially young women, can make significant impacts in the protection ...
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UN Resolution to uphold Rights of Widows

UN adopts resolution on Rights of Widows

UN adopts resolution calling on member states to work toward eliminating all forms of discrimination against widows and ending harmful ...
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Peace + cooperation WUNA

#CSW66 Peace + cooperation = no conflict, women’s role in reducing climate change and keeping peace.

How women can overcome difficulties of trying to add their perspectives and leadership abilities to peace keeping processes and to ...
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YWA UK Youth Caucus CSW66 statement

UK Youth Caucus statement to CSW66

Our goal as young women is to be involved and support the development of an equitable, unprejudiced, and non-discriminatory world ...
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Security Women #CSW66

#CSW66 Women’s roles in security at the heart of climate change crises

SecurityWomen and speakers explore the plight of migrants and refugees escaping the impacts of climate change ...
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IKWRO True Honours Award Winners

IKWRO True Honours Award Winners 2022

NAWO member IKWRO is delighted to announce the nominees and winners of the True Honour Awards 2022 ...
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Sisters of Frida Disability Gender, and The Environment

#CSW66 Disability, Gender, and The Environment

Online discussion hosted by Sisters of Frida and National Council of Women of GB - How climate change, environmental and ...
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#CSW66 BASIRA MENA women and the effects of climate change

#CSW66 Middle East and North Africa (MENA) women and the effects of climate change

#CSW66 event hosted by BASIRA (British Arabs Supporting Universal Women's Rights) ...
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