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Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

About CSW

UN The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. A functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), it was established by ECOSOC resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946.

The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.

AFMW & CSW

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AFMW conduct a parallel event at each CSW.

CSW66

Recap of the "Australian Women Doctors: Climate Change Advocates and Activists", United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) Parallel Event
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 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

“Australian Women Doctors: Climate Change Advocates and Activists”, United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) Parallel Event [RECAP]

On March 20, AFMW hosted a Parallel Event at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year, AFMW’s topic was “Australian Women Doctors: Climate Change Advocates and Activists”. We were delighted to present to the international audience a program including presentations by esteemed colleagues from AFMW and other important national organisations including Dr Kimberly Humphrey, Deputy Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia; Dr Kate Wylie, Founder of Climate Medicine; and Dr Liz Rickman and Dr Sarah Burrowes from the Australian Lesbian Medical Association. View the event recap and watch the video.

Previous CSW Events & News

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 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

CSW65 Agreed Conclusions

View the brief summary of the CSW65 Agreed Conclusions. Prepared by Dr Magdalena Simonis President, AFMW , host of the AFMW CSW65 Parallel Event. The full version is also available to download. Aims of the Commission are for: Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls.

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AFMW Parallel Event At CSW65 – Programme Released
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 AFMW Events Coordinator

AFMW Parallel Event at CSW65 – Programme Released

The Programme for AFMW’s 20 March NGO CSW65 parallel event has now been released. The event starts at 3.30pm AEDT / 2.30pm AEST. Please view the Programme schedule and register to attend. We look forward to seeing you online!

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