By Mary Rose Kaczorowski

During the past several years, a number of people from NGOs accredited to attend CSW have been denied visas. Although The International Service for Human Rights (ISHR) office in New York City and NGO CSW/NY have been collecting reports of visa denials, many of the visa denials have not been reported for fear of backlash. Read the rest

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2019 Women of Distinction Award Reflections

Women of Distinction Award!

By Gharsanay IbnulAmeen

The Women of Distinction Award was one of the most significant events and it came at a very right and important time.

Living in a small conservative village in Jalalabad, Afghanistan to lobbying for gender equality, women empowerment, and youth leadership in an international stage to thousands of audience and millions of people from across the world in the presence of distinguished women has been extremely rewarding.   Read the rest

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Devan Zingler, Reflections on NGO CSW63

Now that the business of NGO CSW63 has come to an end, I have been able to take a step back and think about my experience during the two-week forum. The aspect that struck me the most was not only the convergence of different women from all parts of the globe but also the convergence of numerous different and global perspectives as well. Read the rest

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