WLP at CSW65

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    18 Mar, 2021

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    • Awaiting Confirmation
    • Virtual,
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This year you can attend WLP’s CSW65 parallel events from anywhere in the world. The United Nation’s 65th Commission on the Status of Women will be held virtually and we invite you to attend events hosted by WLP and our partners on a range of issues impacting women's human rights.

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Root Causes of Women’s Economic Inequality: Discriminatory Family Laws 
March 18 | 9:00 AM EDT | Parallel Event Hosted by WLP

WLP will bring together leading women's rights advocates for a discussion on reforming discriminatory family laws that limit women’s access to financial independence and stability, including inheritance laws, property rights, early marriage, travel restrictions, access to education, and more. Panelists will share their experiences in successful legal reforms and discuss strategies for building coalitions for change.

Watch the recording here.


"Amman Principles" for the National Mechanisms for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment 
March 16 | 11:00 AM EDT | Parallel Event Hosted by WLP Jordan/SIGI-J

Panelists will discuss a new study titled "Amman Principles," which shares ways to strengthen the evaluation of government programs and policies that advance gender equality.


Women's Rights in Morocco 25+1 Years after Beijing 
March 17 | 12:30 PM EDT | Parallel Event Hosted by WLP Morocco/ADFM

ADFM will present a report on the implementation of the Beijing Declaration in Morocco, 26 years after the 1995 World Conference on Women, and reflect on the country's progress towards gender equality.

Watch the recording on ADFM's Facebook page here.


Amplifying Women’s Voices in Peacebuilding Processes
March 23 | 9:00 AM EDT | Parallel Event Hosted by WLP Nigeria/CEADER

CEADER will bring together leaders from across the Global South to discuss issues facing displaced and refugee women and strategies to build more inclusive and peaceful futures.

Watch the recording on CEADER's Facebook page here.


Equality in Family Law: Committing to Reform 
March 23 | 10:00 AM EDT | Side Event Hosted by Global Campaign for Equality in Family Law

This side event will reflect the urgent need for commitments on repealing or amending all discriminatory family laws. Speakers will share examples of recent progress and successful strategies for family law reform.


Social Protection for Vulnerable Women during Crisis

March 25 | 12:30 PM EDT | Parallel Event Hosted by WLP Jordan/SIGI-J

Panelists will discuss how to create greater social protections for women and girls, including refugee women and other vulnerable communities. 

Watch the recording on SIGI-J's Facebook page here. 


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