The 2013 Substantive Session of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) will take place in Geneva during the month of July. The theme is
- “Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the MDGs”
More information is available here. Good Shepherd Statement to the ECOSOC Session has just been published.
|E/2013/NGO/19 Posted: 17 Jun 2013 06:30 AM PDT
STATEMENT SUBMITTED BY CONGREGATION OF OUR LADY OF CHARITY OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD
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“…the dissemination of developments in science and technology has insufficiently responded to women’s needs. The persistent feminization of poverty, gender-based violence and lack of access to health, education, training and employment, reinforced by legal, economic, social and cultural barriers, render void the desires of the Commission”