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The fifty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from Monday, 27 February to Friday, 9 March 2012.

Priority theme

The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges

Review theme

Financing for gender equality and the empowerment of women ( agreed conclusions from the fifty-second session)

The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 15 March 2013.

Themes

Priority theme:
Elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls

Review theme:
The equal sharing of responsibilities between women and men, including caregiving in the context of HIV/AIDS (agreed conclusions from the fifty-third session)

Emerging issue:
To be determined