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NGO CSW Geneva / SDC Forum – Report now available

The NGO CSW Geneva with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) organized a one-day Forum on

the Economic Empowerment of Women & Girls in a Sustainable Perspective

which took place on 10 October 2016, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Room XIX 

4 topics were addressed in 4 panels: 

  • Promoting gender equality through Government Procurement
  • Equal Pay between Men and Women
  • Women in Decision Making Positions
  • Addressing Unpaid Care Work

The report on this Forum is now available for Download

NGO Forum Beijing+20 UN ECE Review – Final Report released

The final report of NGO Forum that the NGO CSW Geneva organized in November 2014 for the Beijing+20 UN ECE Regional Review is now available.

NGO_CSW_Geneva_Report_cover-212x300This report notably Includes

  • the Geneva NGO Declaration and Recommendation –  with French & Russian translations
  • All Plenary Sessions Short Reports
  • All 16 Interactive Roundtable Reports
  • the Lobby Session report
  • the complete list of Participants

See complete table of contents here

And download the full report here

More information on  the NGO Forum can also be found on its dedicated website http://beijing20.ngocsw-geneva.ch 

 

 

Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20 outcome document – Launch event on Friday 27 February 2015

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The Outcome document of the Geneva NGO Forum Beijing+20 UN ECE Regional review, that took place on 3-5 November 2015 will launched on Friday 27 February.

This event is also an opportunity to express our deepest appreciation to all our sponsors, partners, supporters and all those who invested time and energy and contributed to the great success of the Geneva NGO Forum last November.

More information is available on the Forum website.

New Advocacy Brief on Violence against Women – Female Genital Mutilation

Cover-advocacy-brief-FGMThe NGO CSW Geneva has launched a new Advocacy Briefs on Violence against Women, that focus on Female Genital Mutilation.

This new Advocacy Brief follows a first issue on Sexual Violence.

The advocacy Briefs series is an initiative from World YWCA, WWSF, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS), and Inter African Committee (IAC).

 

 

Download: Advocacy Brief on FGM

International Day for the Elimination of VaW on 25 November 2013 – Launch of the NGO CSW Geneva Advocacy Brief series

Advocacy-Brief-on-Sexual-Violence-FINAL-VERSION-21-November-2013 (verschoben)The International Day for the Elimination of VaW on 25 November 2013 saw the launch of our Committee’s  Advocacy Brief Series on Violence against Women, with the publication of a first issue on Sexual violence.

Due to the increasing number of acts of violence perpetuated against women and girls globally, the NGO CSW Geneva decided to develop a series of advocacy papers on different forms of VAWG, to support its members advocacy efforts.

Subsequent advocacy Briefs are planned on

  • Domestic Violence
  • Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Crimes in the name of Honour
  • Workplace Violence
  • Elder abuse
  • Child early and forced marriage
  • Trafficking of Women
  • Harmful Traditional Practices
  • Psychological Violence

The advocacy Briefs series is an initiative from World YWCA, WWSF, Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) and Inter African Committee (IAC).

Human Rights Council 16th session side-event – Book Launch : UN SCR 1325 and Prevention

 

 

Book Launch:

UN SCR 1325 and Prevention

A hybrid for utilizing human rights and early warning frameworks in the campaign to end violence against Women

was organized by Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) and the WG on Women, Peace and Security
on 18th March 2011, at the Palais des Nations.

 

 

 

 

Speakers:

  • HE Bente Angell-Hansen, Ambassador of Norway, Permanent representative to the UN, Vice President / Rapporteur Bureau of the Human Rights Council
  • Ecoma Alaga, Former Programme Manager WIPSEN-Africa
  • Yvette Chesson-Wureh, Establishment Coordinator, Angie Brooks International Centre on Women Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace & Security
  • Isha Dyfan, Chief, Women Human Rights and Gender Section, OHCHR
  • Madeleine Rees, Secretary General WILPF, Co-Chair Working Group on Peace

 

Downloads:

Event Flyer

Electronic version of the book (on FAS website)

 

UN-ECE Beijing+15 regional review meeting – outcome documents

The Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva, has published a brochure on the NGO Forum for the UN-ECE Beijing+15 regional review meeting, the challenge of gender equality in the context of the economic and financial crisis, that was held in October 2009 in Geneva, Switzerland

This booklet can be downloaded as a single document Here !

Parts of its can also be downloaded :

WG on Violence Against Women and Girls Report: A girl’s right to live – Female Foeticide and Girl Infanticide

The issue of girl infanticide, or the murder of children because they are female, is of growing concern in contemporary society worldwide. This violation of a girl’s basic right to life requires urgent attention and action. This report, drafted by members of the Working Group on the Girl Child (now part of the WG on Violence against Women and girls), focuses on two main areas: the right to be born (female foeticide) and the right to live (girl infanticide). The Working Group recognizes these two areas as being of particular importance in the education of the concerned societies. This report also identifies many of the root causes of girl infanticide in the private and public sphere of society, thus identifying specific actions to be taken.

This report was published and presented at the 51st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, meeting in New York from 26 February to 9 March 2007, and focusing on the “Elimination of all forms of discrimination and violence against the girl child”. It is hoped that this report will serve as an educational and working tool for civil society, social entrepreneurs, other NGOs and the interfaith community to help them speak out against girl infanticide. Through this report, the Working Group also calls upon governments to get more involved in developing and promoting effective policies to bring an end to the girls’ human rights violation of girl infanticide, everywhere in the world.

Report “A girl’s right to live” for download

 

 

Advocacy Notes – July 2006