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UN Commission on the Status of Women delivers a blueprint to ensure the rights and development of rural women and girls

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The UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s rights concluded on 23rd March in New York with the strong commitment by UN Member States to achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls. The 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) reached a robust agreement highlighting the urgency of empowering and supporting those who need it most and have, for too long, been left behind.

 

Food security and nutrition, land, water, food, work, and a life free of violence and without poverty highlighted as main issues to tackle.

 

Read the closing remarksto the 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, here.

 

Read the text presented by CSW 62 Bureau, here.

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