Posts tagged ‘Gender Equality’

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

HRC 18th session – Annual Discussion on the integration of a gender perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council

A joint statement by the World YWMCA, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS) and the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, Geneva,

“PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY AS INSTITUTIONAL PRACTICE: FROM POLICY TO ACTION”

has been delivered at the Human Rights Council 18th Session during

the annual discussion on the integration of a Gender  perspective in the work of the Human Rights Council

on 26 SEPTEMBER 2011: PALAIS DES NATIONS, GENEVA; SWITZERLAND

This statement can be downloaded here.

International Women’s Day 2011: “Celebrating Women’s Rights: Higher Education – Pathway to Gender Equality and Decent Work”

On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, the NGO CSW Geneva organized a roundtable on “Celebrating Women’s Rights: Higher Education – Pathway to Gender Equality and Decent Work”, which was held on 8 March 2011 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

 

Speakers:

Kyung-Wha Kang, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights – see her statement (on the OHCHR website)

Patricia Schultz, CEDAW Committee, former Director of Federal Department of Equality in Switzerland

Daniel Kull, World Bank

Marianne Haslegrave, President, International Federation of University Women (IFUW)

• Jane Hodges, Director, ILO Bureau for Gender Equality

 

Download: Event report by Carolyn Handschin, Women’s Federation for World Peace, Int’l.