Session of UN Commission on Status of Women kicks off

Baku, March 14, AZERTAC

The 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City from 14 to 24 March 2016.

Prior to the session, Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women held a press conference for media outlets, who stated that “the session will be a parade of ideas”.

The CSW is the United Nations body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women, and 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.

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