The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, from 12 to 23 March, 2018. This year’s theme focused on “Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls” as priority theme.
The review theme was “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 (agreed conclusions of the 47th session).
Representatives of UN member states, UN entities and non-governmental representatives participated in the annual UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York.
“Human Rights Principles for the treatment of LGBTI rural women and people” was our side event. We co-organized it with OutRight Action International and TGEU.
As part of the LBTI caucus we did a lot of work to better communicate achievements and address challenges. Take a look at the CSW LBTI caucus site where you can find our research, messaging and more!