CFUW 2021 Written Statement

The sixty-fifth session of the CSW will take place virtually from 15 to 26 March 2021. Delegations will not gather at the New York Headquarters due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. UN Member States, civil society organizations, and UN entities will convene online in a virtual meeting. 2021's priority theme is: Women's full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. The review theme is: Women's empowerment and the link to sustainable development (agreed conclusions of the sixtieth session).

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CFUW 16 Days of Activism Against Gender based Violence Toolkit

CFUW has prepared a 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Toolkit with tips on how to get involved in the campaign. From November 25th, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to December 10th, International Human Rights Day, let’s help put an end to violence against women and girls. The toolkit includes an article on the 30th Anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre. It discusses key themes on the topic of gender-based violence.

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CFUW Gender Lens Article Research

CFUW has published an article that includes helpful tips and recourses for how CFUW members can apply a gender lens to their research. Using a gender lens is essential for the advancement of gender equality because it allows for greater insight into social issues. A gender lens raises questions of why social processes, standards, and opportunities differ systematically between men, women, and gender diverse people.

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