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CSW60: Toyin Saraki’s Wellbeing Foundation makes a case for adolescent girls.

CSW60: Toyin Saraki’s Wellbeing Foundation makes a case for adolescent girls.

The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women is presently taking place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and will run till March 24, 2016. It has in attendance representatives of member States, UN entities and ECOSOC- accredited non-governmental organizations (NGO) from all regions of the World. Wellbeing Foundation Africa, […]

CSW60: ‘there can be no business as usual’ – UN Women Executive Director.

CSW60: ‘there can be no business as usual’ –  UN Women Executive Director.

(As delivered) Chair of the Commission on the Status of Women, H.E. Mr. Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, President of the General Assembly, Secretary-General of the UN, Vice President of ECOSOC, Ministers, Women and civil society representatives, Representatives of the Youth CSW, Colleagues, ladies and gentlemen. This 60th Commission on the Status of Women is the first CSW of […]

CSW60:’Prejudice that women are not capable of dealing with security matters; that is completely untrue’ – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

CSW60:’Prejudice that women are not capable of dealing with security matters; that is completely untrue’ – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Thank you very much for your leadership for gender equality and gender empowerment. Welcome to the United Nations. It is a great pleasure for me to be here today with so many distinguished women leaders from all around the world. I feel truly inspired. You empower me and I am energized by your energy and […]