Next week at the largest annual global women’s rights forum - the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women - CIVICUS will be calling on the governments to prioritse gender equality and to foster women´s rights movements taking the world by storm. We will convene several meetings with partners and activists highlighting the civic space restrictions linked with gender and call for actions through a two week campaign with activists telling governments to protect civic space because women’s rights can only be achieved together with civil society. 

CIVICUS calendar of events at the 61st Commission on the Status of Women (New York)
Date   Time   Event   Where   Sponsors
Tuesday March 14   10:00-12:00   Workshop: Using the CIVICUS Monitor to support women human rights defenders    Event now closed. For more information about the Monitor, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   CIVICUS
Tuesday March 14   16:30-18:00   Shrinking Space for the Feminist Movement - RSVP   Community Church Center, Assembly Hall, 40 East 35th Street   CIVICUS & other international CSOs
Friday March 17   17:00-20:00   Supporting Feminist Movement Building for Planet 50-50 by 2030 - RSVP   Great Hall of The Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street   UN Women, OHCHR, the City of New York’s Commission on Gender Equity, ICRW, CIVICUS and Cooper Union

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