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Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
The CSW is one of the functional Commissions of ECOSOC and the major policy-making body responsible for assisting in monitoring, reviewing, appraising progress and problems and maintaining public awareness of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, ensuring support for mainstreaming a gender perspective in UN activities, identifying emerging issues, trends and new approaches to issues affecting the situation of women.

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