General Discussion (continued) - Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), 13-24 March 2017, 5th meeting
General discussion (continued).
Priority theme: Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century” (A/71/38, E/CN.6/2017/2, E/CN.6/2017/3, E/CN.6/2017/4, E/CN.6/2017/6, A/HRC/35/3–E/CN.6/2017/7, E/CN.6/2017/10, E/CN.6/2017/NGO/3 to E/CN.6/2017/NGO/131, E/CN.6/2017/NGO/220 and E/CN.6/2017/NGO/221) [item 3 as a whole]