58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women

February 24, 2014

The YWCA World Service Council will host a reception for the World YWCA delegation to the UN’s 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, March 10 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
, 425 Lexington Avenue
, New York City. The informational program part of the welcoming reception will …..

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UN Women Special Event: Zero Tolerance

February 20, 2014

UN Women Special Event: Zero Tolerance The event was called Zero Tolerance: Making Society Accountable for Women’s Safety, and it featured Abby Disney, the filmmaker; two women lawyer leaders from Zonta and Sanctuary; and two officials in charge of Port Authority services at NY and NJ railway stations and airports, who spoke on issues of …..

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UN Breakfast Session on Critical Issues with Adolescent Girls

February 20, 2014

In a session prior to the 2014 UN’s Commission on the Status of Women hearings, young women and a few men gathered for breakfast in the impressive delegates lounge of the United Nations for a lively discussion of ”Gender Equality and Adolescent Girls Health.” The World YWCA was represented by having one director from the …..

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