March 25, 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
On March 15th, 2021, the official opening session of the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women took place in-person, in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. On March 16th, the UN Secretary-General, António GUTERRES, gave speech at special Townhall Meeting with Women’s Civil Society participants of The Commission on the Status of Women.
This year, the 65th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65), the UN’s largest annual gathering on gender equality and women’s empowerment, will take place from 15 to 26 March. The priority theme is Women’s full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence, for achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls. The session will also review the agreed conclusion of the 60th session as Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development. In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation and taking into account the latest guidance from the United Nations Secretary-General and the World Health Organization (WHO), CSW65 will take place in a hybrid format with mostly virtual meetings.
On March 21st, a conference on gender harmony of the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (csw65) was co-sponsored by the World Women Organization (WWO) and African Views Organization (AVO).
The Secretary-General of WWO Lady Angela R. M. pointed out that gender equality has been used as a political tool by some countries, which has exacerbated the challenge of the legislature. Currently, realizing gender harmony still has a long way to go. WWO insists on gender harmony as the general tone for adhering to stability while promoting gender harmony as the cornerstone of a harmonious society to focus on human security and peace and to realize a harmonious society.
The WWO is an intergovernmental organization that focuses mainly on achieving Gender Harmony as its flagship program. The World Women Organization (WWO) was founded on the belief that women’s overall development is the cornerstone of a peaceful, dignified, and equitable future for all humankind. As an intergovernmental organization, the WWO works with governments, NGOs, civil societies, academia, and businesses to achieve the highest standards of women’s overall development worldwide.
African Views is an international organization in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council with a focus on the wellbeing of Society by promoting cultural sustainability and cultural harmony through social research, community assessment, resource mapping, and project development.