Commission on the Status of Women


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Noun1.Commission on the Status of Women - the commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations that is concerned with the status of women in different societies
Economic and Social Council commission, ECOSOC commission - a commission of the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
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Subsequently, the current law, KP Commission on the Status of Women Act, 2016, was enacted by the previous Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's government in the province.
The Hawai`i State Commission on the Status of Women brought the largest delegation in its history to the annual NACW conference, with representatives from Kaua`i, Maui, and Hawai`i Island Commissions in attendance.
Chairperson, Sindh Commission on the Status of Women (SCSW), Nuzhat Shirin at the very onset of the day long program said the meeting has been designed to help the women candidates and also to create a network of political parties and civil society so that they can combine their resources and together work towards women's rights and issues.
The 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women will be held in New York on March 9-20.
Guidelines and forms for making nominations can be obtained by calling the New Hampshire Commission on the Status of Women at 603-271-2660 or can be found at nh.gov/csw.
While most of the focus will be on activities taking place around the globe, there will also be a week of local activities in New York parallel to the Commission on the Status of Women in order to link the local actions to the global process.
RAWALPINDI -- Special committees had been formed in all Punjab Government Departments for the speedy redressal of the complaints of women, Division Coordinator, Punjab Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) Qaiser Mehmood Rana said on Wednesday.
The Women Development Department, Government of Sindh and Sindh Commission on the Status of Women, visited the Central Jail Karachi on the occasion of the International Women Day here Tuesday.
Fauzia Viqar said that PCSW was created by the Punjab Assembly through the Punjab Commission on the Status of Women Act, 2014 as an oversight body to ensure that laws, policies and programs of the Government of Punjab promote women's empowerment; that efforts are made for expansion of opportunities for socio-economic development of women, and discrimination against women in all forms is eliminated.
He said that the government had also enacted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women Act 2016 to make the women's commission financially and administratively autonomous.
The Commission on the Status of Women is one of the worlds most important political arenas for the rights of women and girls.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian legislator said that a delegation of women parliamentarians are due to elaborate on Iran's position about violence against women in the 57th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York, an Iranian lawmaker said.
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