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Mercy in Joint Statement to Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62)

Announcements: March 10, 2018

Editor: The Priority theme of the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) – the annual gathering of States to address critical issues related to gender equality and women’s rights — is 'Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls'

CSW62 will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 12 - 23 March 2018.

Casa Generalizia della Societa’del Sacro Cuore, Loretto Community (Sisters of Loretto), Salesian Missions, Inc. and Sisters of Mercy have submitted a joint statement on the priority theme. Access it here: English (4pps, PDF), Spanish (4pps, PDF)

Sisters of Mercy will be co-sponsoring three side events: on rural women and trafficking (PDF), rural women and water(PDF) and rural women and displacement due to climate change (PDF). Lynda Dearlove rsm (GB Institute) and Angela Reed rsm will be panellists at the rural women and trafficking event.

Messages to: Angela Reed rsm - MIA-MGA Coordinator at the UN

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