The National Women’s Alliances have made the following submission to the Australian Government to inform the Government’s approach to the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women. (CSW62).
We acknowledge the hundreds of activists who have contributed to this submission through our consultation survey and drafting process.
The sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 to 23 March 2018.
Representatives of Member States, UN entities, and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from all regions of the world are welcome to attend the session.
- Priority theme:
Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls;
- Review theme:
Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as an instrument for the advancement and empowerment of women (agreed conclusions of the forty-seventh session);