Each year International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th around the world. International Women's Day represents a unique opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. The first International Women's Day was held in 1911. This year, thousands of events will occur to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. Many of these events will take place in conjunction with the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW).
The CSW is the United Nation's main intergovernmental body dedicated exclusively to promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women. For two weeks in March each year, representatives from the Commission’s UN member states, UN entities and accredited NGOs come together at UN Headquarters in New York to review progress on global conventions and standards on women’s rights.
American Mothers is proud to participate in this event by sponsoring a parallel panel discussion, Tuesday, March 10th at 6:15 p.m. The panel will focus on solutions to end the human trafficking of women and children. More information can be found HERE. We hope you will join with us to celebrate, honor, educate and serve all women!
Posted on Sun, March 8, 2015
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