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#CSW61- Youth powering gender equality at CSW61

At the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), UN Women is hosting a Youth Forum titled, “Youth Create Gender Equality–Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work”, from 11 – 12 March at the UN Headquarters in New York.

 

In its second year now, the CSW Youth Forum will convene nearly 1000 youth leaders and activists from around the world, to discuss the emerging challenges and opportunities for youth as they strive for gender equality and sustainable development. The Forum will create a safe space for young people to strategize and collaborate towards a global movement for gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls.

 

The two-day Forum will close with a Youth Declaration, anchored in the voices and experiences of young people, to inform discussions at CSW61 on its priority theme of “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work”.

 

Pictured: "We are committing to an equal world"- everyone at @YouthForumCSW stands up to #BeEQUALS @itu @equals

 

Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

 

Read More: www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2017/3/feature-youth-powe...

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Taken on March 11, 2017