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UN Women: Asia-Pacific Civil Society Consultation

Regional Director of UN Women Asia and the Pacific and Representative in Thailand and Co-Chair of Thematic Working Group for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women, Roberta Clarke spoke at the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Consultation for the 20-year Review of Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and for the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women.  Continue reading

Secretary-General Report: Gender equality and the empowerment of women in natural disasters

The Secretary-General’s Report ‘Gender equality and the empowerment of women in natural disasters’ was prepared pursuant to resolution 56/2 of the Commission on the Status of Women, in which the Secretary-General was requested to report on the implementation of the resolution and to make suggestions on how to further address gender equality and women’s empowerment in natural disasters within the existing United Nations framework.  Continue reading

Secretary-General Report: Women, the girl child and HIV and AIDS

In its resolution 56/5, the Commission on the Status of Women requested the Secretary-General to report to the Commission at its fifty-eighth session on the situation of women, the girl child and HIV and AIDS,1 with an emphasis on accelerated actions taken, in accordance with the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development, the 2006 and 2011 Political Declarations on HIV/AIDS and the 2011 Commitments on HIV/AIDS. Continue reading