Accurate Description of political wranglings on Violence Against Women at CSW 57

The New York Times of today March 12, 2013  has an editorial outlining the situation on negotiations of the  outcome documents on the Commission on the Status of Women 57th Session.  This is an accurate description of the political wranglings when it comes to women’s human rights.   Read the EDITORIAL Concerns at U.N. Conference on Violence Against Women

One comment on “Accurate Description of political wranglings on Violence Against Women at CSW 57

  1. […] It is just after mid-day in New York on Friday afternoon – March 15th .  The NGO Community who are still here and following the negotiations hold various emotions and expectations ranging from optimism to frustration and dejection.  Each morning of the Commission NGOCSW hosted morning briefings to inform the NGO community of what was happening within the negotiating room.  Last night Member States continued to negotiate up to 2.00 a.m.  this morning.  They reassembled at 9.00 to continue.  Three revisions of the proposed document have been presented and discussed in the two weeks.  This morning the Chairs text was presented and my hope is that it will be accepted.  The Commission is scheduled to meet from 3.00 – 6.00 for the introduction of the draft document and closing of the 57th session.   Controversial issues pose problems for consensus.  A good review was presented in the New York Times of March 12th.    Read more… […]

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