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Commission on the Status of Women

About CSW66

The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the main global intergovernmental body dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women. With it's 66th session taking place from 14-25 March, Explore our latest research and ideas about how to build a gender-equal world.

Evolution and revolution in gender-responsive humanitarianism

Register your interest for the upcoming webinar with the Humanitarian Policy Group

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Fighting on two fronts: climate justice and gender rights

A bilingual event to explore what climate justice means for gender rights, from the perspective of indigenous women in Abya Yala.
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Why indigenous voices matter in the fight for climate and gender justice

CSW66 guest bilingual blog by Mixtecan activist Mitzy Violeta from Futuros Indígenas on reimagining gender and climate justice from indigenous lands.
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Gender norms and social media

For this International Women’s Day, ALIGN has launched new reports for a 2-part series to understand if social media is changing gender norms, and if so, how? Together they tackle the patriarchal bias embedded in hidden back-end infrastructures of digital platforms, and the clear transformative power of feminist online activism.

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From the ALIGN report: Hashtags, memes and selfies: Can social media and online activism shift gender norms?

Unlocking feminist activism

Watch a discussion on the power of women's social movements to advance gender justice, with leading feminist activists, thinkers and policy-makers.

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Global feminist experiences of mobilising for norm change

Hear directly from those on the frontlines of feminist movements in our new ALIGN Briefing on the main barriers and enablers to organising, and lessons for ways forward.
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The latest from our experts

  1. Hidden in plain sight: how social media infrastructure shapes gender norms

    Research reports

  2. Hashtags, memes and selfies: Can social media and online activism shift gender norms?

    Research reports

  3. Making the “Unthinkable” Thinkable: Fostering Sustainable Development for Youth in Ethiopia’s Lowlands

    Journal issue/article

  4. Evolution and revolution in gender-responsive humanitarianism

    Event

  5. Fighting on two fronts: climate justice and gender rights

    Event

  6. Gender, power and principles in humanitarian action

    Research reports

  7. Why indigenous voices matter in the fight for climate and gender justice

  8. Gender-responsive social protection post Covid-19

    Journal issue/article

  9. Land rights can break the gender bias in climate action for the good of the planet

  10. Break the bias to challenge gender norms on social media

  11. Unlocking feminist activism

    Event

  12. 5 ways to unlock feminist activism

  13. Global feminist experiences of mobilising for norm change

    Briefing/policy papers

  14. Humanitarians and the Women, Peace and Security agenda during Covid-19: leading in crisis

    Briefing/policy papers

  15. Challenging violence against women in public life

    Briefing/policy papers

  16. Does marching for change, change anything? Why mobilising against male violence changes everything

  17. Mobilising for change: how women’s social movements are transforming gender norms

    Research reports

  18. Can broadcast media change gender norms? Lessons from South Asia

    Event

  19. Gender equality, social inclusion and resilience in Malawi

    Briefing/policy papers

  20. Generation Equality Forum: how to shift power for a gender-just world