Archive for 'Commission for the Status of Women'
Defending any form of gender-based violence (GBV) on the basis of tradition, culture or religion is no longer an option. Certainly, this is one of the strongest messages to emerge from this year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York with Michelle Bachelet making it absolutely crystal clear that culture and religion [...]
I'm posting this from a chilly New York, where I'm attending the UN's Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). It's a sight to see so many women in colourful national dress, queueing in snow flurries to get past security at the UN General Assembly on 1st Avenue. One of the reasons I'm here is [...]