The 65th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65) has started and is online. More than 25,000 registrants attending!Join us on March 20th 3:30-5 pm AEDT or our own AFMW parallel session. The AFMW is the ONLY organisation out of the 699 presentations, talking about women doctors as advocates. The theme for the AFMW Parallel event is “COVID-19 Changed Everything – Australian Women Doctors as Gender Equity Advocates”. We have a line up of AFMW speakers presenting on mental health, COVID-19 effects on youth and families, interruption to cancer screening services, interruption to treatments and pregnancy care, medical women in advocating and steering changes needed. View the programme here. As there has been unprecedented interest in this event, the webinar will be recorded for viewing by members at a later date.
Acknowledgement from Dr Tania Schramm, President of AIDA, for this Saturday’s AFMW Parallel event.
Opportunities to participate in the activities of the 65th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65)
CSW65 is is a two week event consisting of a range of events, including official meetings, side events and parallel events.
AFMW has set up a Google Calendar so members can see what each other are attending. Feel free to add an event you are attending to the calendar so others can join you if they wish. Or, you can add your name to an event someone else has added if you wish to join them.
MEMBER’S CALENDAR LINK
Official UN webpage for CSW65 (the 65th Commission on the Status of Women)
Background documents for the official meetings of CSW65
Schedule of Main room general assembly events YOU CAN WATCH THESE and UN TV will also be fun
What are Side events?
Schedule of side events: YOU CAN WATCH THESE
Schedule of Parallel events
Keen to know more about CSW65 and the NGO CSW Forum?
>> Register here to access the NGO CSW 65 Forum virtual platform for FREE event. Once you’ve logged into the Virtual Platform, please search for the AFMW event, and add to your ‘agenda’.
>> Download the Parallel Event Flyer (updated 11 March 2021)
NGO CSW65 Virtual Platform – Quick Tutorial
Marissa Daniels is a paediatric intensive care medicine trainee, yAFMW co-Chair and past Treasurer for AFMW.