Expert Group Meeting: CSW62

In preparation for the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women, UN Women convened an Expert Group Meeting on the priority theme: “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.” The Expert Group Meeting was co-convened by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) at IFAD Headquarters in Rome, Italy, on 20 to 22 September 2017.

See the expert papers below to prepare yourself for the issues relevant to CSW62.

In addition, NGO CSW/NY Intern, Alexandra Lukamba, outlined an online conversation from the Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition by UN​ ​Women​ and​ ​the​ ​FAO​ ​on​ ​”Rural​ ​Women:​ ​striving​ ​for​ ​gender​ ​transformative impacts”.

Priority theme: “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls.”

Review theme: “Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women”

For more information, please see http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw59-2015

Expert Papers