Commission on the Status of Women
Acronym: 
CSW
Address: 
760 United Nations Plaza
New York City 10017
United States
Year Created: 
1946
Intergovernmental Organization
Normative standard-setting and deliberation
Monitoring
Global

Thematic Areas

Access, Inclusion and Participation, Social Justice & Democracy
Content
Culture, Development, Gender, Labour, Education
Specific Themes: 
Women's Rights
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International Institutions
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Gender&Media
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Gender Policies
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Gender Mainstreaming
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Equal Opportunities
Specific Themes: 
Empowerment

Mission

The Commission on the Status of Women is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclusively to gender equality and advancement of women. Every year, representatives of Member States gather at United Nations Headquarters in New York to evaluate progress on gender equality, identify challenges, set global standards and formulate concrete policies to promote gender equality and women's empowerment worldwide.

Created by: Renzo D'Angelo