Commission for Social Development

These three things derail women from reaching their potential:

• Adolescent pregnancy and child marriage
• Gender-based violence
• Low-paid and unpaid care work

Read IFUW’s statement submitted to the Commission for Social Development (CSocD52) which is currently taking place from  11 – 21 February 2014 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtags #csocd and #EmpowerPeople

Author: Daniele Castle

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GWI’s office is relocating to another Geneva location on 16 August.  For a few days, we will have limited access to our emails, telephone and website. We appreciate your understanding during this time of positive change. We will be back to normal working conditions on Monday, 21 August.


Thank you, GWI Staff.


Les bureaux de GWI seront en cours de déménagement a Geneve le 16 Août. Pendant quelques jours, nous aurons un accès limité à nous emails, téléphone et site web. Nous vous remercions d’avance pour votre compréhension pendant ce changement. Nous serons de retour à la normale le lundi 21 Août.


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