The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY and parallel events with Dr. Jean Shinoda Bolen, March 5 and 6th, 2013

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NGO CSW Forum Consultation Day

The UN Commission on the Status of Women meetings are in New York, March 4 – March 15, 2013

While they are held, Consultation Day offers exciting and inspiring panelists and speakers, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkwol Karman of Yemen, organized by NGOs concerned with women and girls. Dr. Jean Bolen will be attending as well as a representative sponsored by Drs. Zohara and Robert Hieronimus. Parallel events with limited space available to the public include the following which feature Dr. Jean Bolen as a speaker/panelist:

Degradation of the Environment and Violence Against Women and Girls

Tuesday, March 5, New York
Panel, 8:30 am

Drew Room, Church Center
777 UN Plaza, New York, NY
(at the corner of 44th Street and 1st Ave

Grassroots Activism and a Global Women's Conference (5WCW)

Tuesday, March 5, New York
Panel, 6:15 pm

Auditorium, Armenian Convention Center
630 2nd Avenue (at 35th street) - 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017

The Little Banana: Moving the Immigrant Child from the Violence of Cultural Uprooting to the Empowerment of Creative Expression

Wednesday, March 6, New York
Panel, 10:30AM - 12:00 Noon

UN Church Center
777 United Nations Plaza
(corner of E. 44th St. and 1st Ave.)

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Members of the NGO CSW/NY represent approximately 80 organizations that monitor and actively participate at the daily UN events in New York. Every year the NGO CSW/NY organizes the NGO Consultation Day in preparation for the UN Commission on the Status of Women sessions that take place in February/March. 

The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, NY supports the work of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and UN Women. By playing an active role in the UN community, the NGO CSW/NY advocates for gender architecture reform at the UN, women’s rights and the advancement of women and girls worldwide. In its work with the NGO Committees on the Status of Women in Geneva and Vienna, the NGO CSW/NY supports the Beijing Platform for Action, UN Security Resolution 1325, the Millennium Development Goals and CEDAW.