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Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

Birth registration and the right of everyone to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.
By on 9 April 2015

230 million children under five are not registered despite ongoing efforts to increase the rate of birth registration

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Working Methods of the Commission on the Status of Women

Working Methods of the Commission on the Status of Women
By on 21 March 2015

The space for women’s and feminist organisations at CSW is gradually closing, in particular at the international level.

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A disappointing Declaration

A disappointing Declaration
By on 15 March 2015

The Political Declaration adopted by CSW59 does not have a transformative and forward-looking approach to gender equality, the empowerment and human rights of women and girls.

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Why the Future of Economics and Economic Development Must Be Feminist

Why the Future of Economics and Economic Development Must Be Feminist
By on 13 March 2015

Side event organized and sponsored by by International Alliance of Women (IAW), during the Commission on the Status of Women, in New York, March 13, 2015. The side-event gathered a panel of feminist economists to reflect on how insights from feminist economics can inform policies and contribute to the realization of women’s social and economic rights.

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Statement on the March 3 Version of the Political Declaration on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women

Statement on the March 3 Version of the Political Declaration on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women
By on 4 March 2015

Negotiatiions the Political Declaration on the anniversary of Beijing+20 that will be adopted on the first day of the CSW are not going well. Women’s organizations, feminist organizations and organizations that work to achieve the full realization of women’s human rights are laying out a minimum of demands necessary to achieve the goals of fully realizing gender equality, the human rights and empowerment of all women and girls everywhere.

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Let us act now! 2030 is too long to wait for the full implementation of Beijing Platform for Action

Let us act now! 2030 is too long to wait for the full implementation of Beijing Platform for Action
By on 2 March 2015

The adoption of a Political Declaration on the first day of this year’s CSW means that women’s groups and networks will not have real quality space and opportunity to contribute to the discussions and inform the Political Declaration. This is an expression of the backlash on women’s human rights. Changes in the working methods of must give decision power to women’s NGOs ,in particular access to negotiations over the outcomes of CSW

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