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    Our voices are strong: Lessons from women’s, girls’ and trans people’s self-led organisations

    Mama Cash, 2017
    Based on interviews with fifteen of Mama Cash’s grantee-partners, the new report Our Voices Are Strong shows that the power of women, girls and trans people at the helm of self-led organisations lies in their use of direct, personal experience to push for greater inclusion and justice in their communities.
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    Campaigning for the rights of indigenous peoples

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
    Civil society monitoring and advocacy that is vertically integrated across different levels of action is one strategy for seeking government accountability. This case study summary is one of a set of seven from the Philippines. Each discusses a civil society campaign in a different sector, and draws out lessons for vertical integration.
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    Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti and the Women's Union of Abeokuta

    Unesbib, 2014
    As part of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (UNESCO) long-running General History of Africa project, the UNESCO Women in Africa Series aims to highlight a selection of key women figures in African history through the use of information and communication technologies.
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    #CSW59: What is the most important woman's right?

    2015
    Between March 9-20, 2015, thousands of women and men from around the world travelled to New York to attend the 59th session on the Commission of the Status of women (CSW59), and commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. Campaign Life Coalition representatives were there as well, where they spoke to countless NGO's and delegates.
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    Women Can't Wait! Beijing+20 edition featuring Sarah Jones

    Equality Now, 2015
    On March 12th, at the 59th sessions of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) in New York, Equality Now and UN Women presented a 20th anniversary edition of Women Can't Wait! The performance piece is based on their long running "Words & Deeds" campaign to end sex discrimination in the law.
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    Report on Beijing +20 (CSW 59)

    2015
    In this well-written and informative piece, PEN International - the world’s leading association of writers - reports on the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59). In the report, the author, Tsung Su, acknowledges the work of specific non-governmental and civil society organisations in their efforts to inform, educate, and influence the negotiations of CSW59.
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    Connecting the global to the local: reflections on CSW 59 and the work of collective actors to address structural violence in South Africa

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2015
    This report from Thea Shahrokh and Elizabeth Mills of the Institute for Development Studies reflects on the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59), and ties it to the work of collective actors addressing structural violence in South Africa.
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    LBTI Caucus statement in reaction to Political Statement of the 59th Commission on the Status of Women

    International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, 2015
    The Commission on the Status of Women’s (CSW) Lesbian, Bisexual women, Trans, and Intersex (LBTI) Caucus is represented by over 70 non-governmental and civil organisations working for the promotion and protection of human rights and empowerment of all persons, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or intersex status.
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    CSW59 Political Declaration: a step backwards

    Womankind, 2015
    Reporting for Womankind Worldwide, Amelia Hopkins and Abigail Hunt assess in this article the progress that has been made since the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) twenty years ago, and reflect on a lacklustre Political Declaration adopted at the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59).
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    CSW59 – Beijing Betrayed

    Association for Women's Rights in Development, 2015
    At a time of celebrating the achievements seen in Beijing twenty years ago, and of commitment to the accelerated implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, what women don’t need is an outcome to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) weakened by its lack of engagement with women on the ground, and lacking in vision and commitment.

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