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Date Headline
11 March 2005 Governments pledge to accelerate efforts to achieve equality for women and fulfil Beijing commitments, as UN Commission concludes
4 March 2005 Statement by the Chairperson of the Commission on the Status of Women After the Adoption of a Declaration
3 March 2005 Women’s roles changing with their participation in international migration, impacting both sending and receiving countries
  Women joining migrant streams in unprecedented numbers and proportion
Read the full report: 2004 World Survey on the Role of Women in Development: Women and International Migration
25 February 2005 High-level UN Meeting to Reaffirm Commitments to Women’s Rights
31 January 2005 United Nations Commission to appraise worldwide situation of women
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21 March, 2014
WOM/1987Concluding Fifty-eighth Session, Commission on Status of Women Recommends Draft Resolutions on Gender Equality, Empowerment

20 March, 2014
WOM/1986Many Women for Cultural Reasons Sidelined From Systems Set Up to Help Them, Commission Told

18 March, 2014
WOM/1985Panellists in Womens Commission Encourage Young Girls to Study Science, Technology, Change Perception of Pursuit as Masculine

17 March, 2014
WOM/1984Despite Notable Success in Levelling Gender Playing Field, Speakers in Womens Commission Urge Stand-Alone Goal in New Development Framework

13 March, 2014
WOM/1983Common Position in Womens Commission: Post-2015 Agenda Must Include Gender Equality Targets Absent from Millennium Development Goals

12 March, 2014
WOM/1982Gender Lens Sharpens Focus of Economic and Social Council Reforms, Shapes Global Policy, Speakers Say in Womens Commission

11 March, 2014
WOM/1981Speakers in Womens Commission Say Legal Gaps in Protection, Prevention, Accountability for Violence against Women Must Be Addressed

10 March, 2014
SG/SM/15697-WOM/1980Gender Equality Key to Achieving Millennium Goals, Says Secretary-General, Urging Greater Focus on Maternal Health as Commission on Status of Women Opens

WOM/1979We Need Bold Action Going Forward, UN-Womens Chief Tells Commission in Prelude to Sessions Review of Development Goals Impact

7 March, 2014
SG/SM/15694-OBV/1304-WOM/1978Secretary-General, Commemorating International Womens Day, Says Equality for Women is Progress for All

26 November, 2008
SG/SM/11954-WOM/1707SECRETARY-GENERAL, AT ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN CAMPAIGN, SAID ELIMINATING SUCH VIOLENCE FREES UP GREATEST TOOL TO SPUR PROGRESS IN SOCIETY - WOMEN

25 November, 2008
SG/SM/11953-OBV/751-WOM/1706SOCIAL MOBILIZATION IS SPARK THAT IGNITES ACTION, SAYS SECRETARY-GENERAL AT HIGH-LEVEL EVENT ON ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

20 November, 2008
SG/SM/11942-OBV/748-WOM/1705SECRETARY-GENERAL, IN MESSAGE FOR INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN, SAYS BEHAVIOUR THAT EXCUSES SUCH VIOLENCE MUST BE COMBATED

11 November, 2008
WOM/1704UNITED NATIONS REPORT OFFERS GUIDELINES FOR LEGISLATION ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

31 October, 2008
DSG/SM/425-WOM/1703CHALLENGES OF CLIMATE CHANGE, ANTI-FEMALE VIOLENCE COMPOUND ALREADY HEAVY BURDEN WOMEN BEAR, DEPUTY SECRETARY-GENERAL TELLS LEADERS CONFERENCE

14 October, 2008
SG/SM/11864-OBV/737-WOM/1702EMPOWERING WOMEN PAVES WAY TO MORE SECURE GLOBAL FUTURE, SAYS SECRETARY-GENERAL IN MESSAGE ON FIRST OBSERVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL DAY OF RURAL WOMEN

8 October, 2008
SG/SM/11853-POP/968-WOM/1701AGENCY CHANGES WORLD BY EFFORTS IN MATERNAL HEALTH, GENDER EQUALITY FIELDS, SECRETARY-GENERAL SAYS IN REMARKS TO AMERICANS FOR UNFPA GALA EVENT

25 September, 2008
SG/SM/11824-DEV/2690-WOM/1700SECRETARY-GENERAL CALLS FOR GREATER RESOURCES TO PROMOTE GENDER EQUALITY IN REMARKS AT EVENT ON EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN

18 September, 2008
SG/SM/11796-WOM/1699SECRETARY-GENERAL, AT LAUNCH OF PROGRESS OF WORLDS WOMEN 2008/2009 REPORT, SAYS POOR WOMEN MARGINALIZED, NOT MOBILIZED; THEIR NEEDS IGNORED, NOT ANSWERED

30 July, 2008
WOM/1698MEETING OF STATES PARTIES ELECTS 11 EXPERT MEMBERS TO COMMITTEE ON ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN


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