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United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Trump Sends Anti-Birth Control Delegates To UN Commission On Women

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.20.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON― An estimated 225 million women in the world who want to avoid pregnancy lack access to safe and reliable contraceptives. But President D...

UN Chief Warns That Women's Rights Are Under Attack Worldwide

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 03.14.2017 | Women

In a speech to the Commission on the Status of Women on Monday night, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that women’s rights are...

What President Trump’s Muslim Ban Means For Women’s Rights Advocates

Patricia T. Morris, Ph.D. | Posted 02.03.2017 | Impact
Patricia T. Morris, Ph.D.

From March 13th to 24th, the 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at the United Nations in New York. This year, what is usuall...

Addressing Violence Against Women and Children Is Critical to Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation and the Millennium Development Goals

Catherine Russell | Posted 05.19.2014 | Impact
Catherine Russell

Violence against women and girls has impeded progress on nearly every MDG. This includes efforts to reach the MDG 6 target of halting and beginning to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS--an epidemic that still disproportionally affects women and girls in many countries.