Call for Action –  Ipswich, Queensland 19th & 20th June – Come along and be heard

Call for Action – Ipswich, Queensland 19th & 20th June – Come along and be heard

In 2012 eS4W / JERA International conducted a study ‘Women’s Voices from the Flood Plains’ an economic gender lens on responses in disaster affected areas in Queensland.  A period of time which has seen further floods in the areas covered in Queensland in 2012, 2013 and 2015.  During this time many things have changed for those who participated in the original study.   This year we are following up with communities in Queensland who participated in the original study to determine if the recommendations made immediately following up from the disaster have been carried…Read more
UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 61st Session Agreed Conclusions

UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) 61st Session Agreed Conclusions

  The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) took place at the UN Headquarters in New York from 13 -2 4 March 2017.  The meeting took place at a critical juncture in the changing global political landscape and key challenges to gender equality, the women's empowerment agenda and Civil Society Organisation (CSO) representation were very evident.  In effect, CSW 61 was viewed as a litmus test of the strength of international political commitment in the face of gains secured, especially between the 2012 t0 2016 period.     It was…Read more

CSW61 – NGO’s Access to the UN has Been Limited

NGO's Access to the UN has Been Limited The UN Security Division has apparently, in the past two days, determined that NGOs may not have access after 6pm. The CSW negotiations have been scheduled for the two rooms that have delegate access only from the second floor delegates lounge. This undermines our ability to work in partnership with NGOs. Please sign on to this letter to protest this action: TIME SENSITIVE. Sign by 9:30am ESTRead more
Invite: 14 March CSW61 Forum Reception

Invite: 14 March CSW61 Forum Reception

Recent update from The NGO CSW/NY Reception Committee NGO CSW 61 Forum: Reception Tuesday, 14 March 6:00 to 8:00 pm The NGO CSW Forum Reception will be held at Rosenthal Pavilion, NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square S New York, NY 10012.   Reception Tips Please download and bring your ticket so you do not have to wait on line upon arrival. We would love to see you wear your beautiful native dress/attire and proudly represent your culture. Our Reception is a great platform to connect with new and old colleagues. We encourage you…Read more
#WomenAskWhy – August 25th 2016

#WomenAskWhy – August 25th 2016

August 25th 2016 : #WomenAskWhy  - 'Money Matters' dinner event is an opportunity to get insider tips from Amy Wallis, NAB, HR expert  on enhancing your performance reviews to earn more money. Join us for a great dinner with great food and atmosphere at the much lauded Seamstress Restaurant, 113 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000.  Arrive at 6.15pm  for a 6.30 pm start with an anticipated 8:30pm finish.  For those who wish to continue the discussions, you can pop down to the sweatshop bar, or go up to the cocktail lounge. More on the venue here…Read more