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Adopted by 189 countries during the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995, the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) is the most comprehensive and progressive blueprint for advancing women’s rights. The BPfA envisions a world in which gender equality and women’s empowerment are at the center of sustainable development. It advocates for a world where women and girls are free from violence, have access to health care and education, and are able to exercise their human rights.

NGO CSW Forum Info

NGO CSW Forum Consultation Day

NGO CSW Forum Consultation Day

NGO CSW Forum Consultation Day was held on 8 March 2015 from 9AM-3PM at

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NGO CSW Forum Ads

NGO CSW Forum Ads

The fifty‐ninth session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place from 9 March to 20 March 2015 at the United Nations in New York. The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY displayed ads on Consultation

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NGO CSW Forum Reception

NGO CSW Forum Reception

The NGO CSW Forum held a reception for all UN and NGO delegates who attended CSW 59 on 9 March 2015 from 6 to 8 pm at the Armenian Convention Center

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NGO CSW Forum Parallel Events

NGO CSW Forum Parallel Events

The NGO CSW/NY organized NGO CSW Forum Parallel Events as a volunteer-based service to NGOs. Participation at these events was open, free of charge to the public from 9-20 March 2015.   Parallel Event Schedule from CSW 59

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Advocacy Training in Negotiations and Women’s Human Rights

Advocacy Training in Negotiations and Women’s Human Rights

Participants will learn about how to be effective partners in UN negotiations about women’s human rights.

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Cities for CEDAW

Cities for CEDAW

Cities for CEDAW is the US campaign to protect the human rights of women and girls by promoting the adoption of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) as a municipal ordinance. The target

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Women's Treaty Trying Local Doors to U.S. Senate

Women's Treaty Trying Local Doors to U.S. Senate

The District of Columbia is planning to hold hearings on whether to include CEDAW in its Human Rights Act. CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women, is a major U.N. treaty the U.S. has

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