United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 17:57

Anglican Women’s Empowerment, AWE, is calling for 2 or 3 young adults to serve 1 year terms on our Board. We are a growing non-profit organization working for the empowerment of women throughout the church and the world.  Acting as the bridge...

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 16:01

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is held annually at UN in New York City. Of the 193 UN member states, 45 send representatives to the CSW, on the basis of geographical location. Each year the CSW has a theme; this year the...

Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 18:43

“Why are they sending you?” My mother’s question poked with an edge of suspicion. Undoubtedly, she was still reeling from the GOP’s decision to deny women from testifying before congress and allowing five MEN to compromise, I mean, comprise the...

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 19:33

Reflecting on the lessons of the UNCSW I return to an observation I noted at the end of our week together—that it does not take an official title or position to create the change one wishes to see in the world. Much of my time was spent attending...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 17:00

The Commission on the Status of Women can be a difficult place to be.  Not only are we overwhelmed with a deluge of information, but that information can be pretty tough to hear.  Statistics on domestic and intimate partner violence, climate change...

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 05:03

“Men are the same everywhere.” Those were the words of a women’s rights activist from Kosovo. Many of the women seated in the United Nations Church Center chapel received her statement with enthusiastic applause. I am one of a handful of men...

Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 15:26

Being invited to attend the 56th annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women is a blessing that I could never have expected. I knew that we’d hear powerful stories from women from rural areas around the world and then discuss obstacles...

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 14:31

I am SO EXCITED to be going to the UNCSW.  This is not a new sentiment of EYA Delegates, I’m sure. But how can I not express it?  It’s an amazing opportunity, I’m so grateful to have it, I appreciate the contributions of everyone who is sending me...

Sunday, January 15, 2012 - 22:26

Our 2012 delegation is getting ready to head to NYC to take part in this 4th annual venture. The delegation will be headed by two participants from last year: Rachel Robinson of the Diocese of Tennessee and Pauline Hassan from the Diocese of San...

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 17:24

by Michelle Sukup Jackson We have all faced different temptations just like Jesus did in the desert. Well, maybe not just like Jesus. Our temptations differ from Jesus’: we’re not being tempted to turn stones into bread, or to rule all the kingdoms...

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