United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
Rural Women Panels Raise Issues on Food Security, Violence Against Women by Leigh Rogers
11/01/2011 In observance of International Day of Rural Women and World Food Day, United Methodist Women co-organized two panel discussions highlighting issues important to rural women around the world at the Church Center for the United Nations, Oct. 14, 2011.
The 56th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
08/04/2011 CSW-56 will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York City from February 27 to March 9, 2012. The theme is “the empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenge.” This session will also review progress following CSW-52: “financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women.”
A New Heart and a New Spirit by Rosângela Oliveira, United Methodist Women Regional Missionary, Latin America
03/23/2011 In this time of Lent, we prepare ourselves for the deepest transformation we can go through as human being or institutions: getting a new heart and new spirit that we may have the fruits of the tree in abundance so nobody will go hungry anymore in our global community.
Women Share Their Stories at UN event by Linda Bloom
02/24/2011 26-year-old Taurai Sandra Chinyerere is among the women sharing stories, advice and solidarity during the Feb. 22–March 4 meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations. The United Methodist Women’s 20-member ecumenical delegation to the meeting includes 12 women from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Faces of the Girls of the Commission on the Status of Women by Rosangela Oliveira
02/19/2011 As I read the report of the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to the commission, many faces of women and girls came to my mind.
United Methodist Women Hosts Delegation and Workshops for the 55th Commission on the Status of Women
02/16/2011 This year, United Methodist Women will be an active participant at the United Nation’s 55th annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), February 22 to March 4 at the Church Center for the United Nations (CCUN).
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