Australian WILPF delegates May Maloney and Sharna de Lacy will atone the two week UN Women convened meeting in March. May and Sharnawill be covering events that focus on the Asia Pacific region, the Women Peace and Security agenda, youth focussed sessions and more at this year’s event. The key theme this year is addressing violence against women, and includes many exciting state-led and NGO side events on: primary preventing of violence, working with men and masculinities in the prevention of violence, bystanders and many other topics. A full program of official events can be found here: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/57sess.htm
A full list of NGO side events will be published at a later date.
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