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Submission to CSW 58 session Statement by the Women’s Major Group

Moving from Rhetoric towards Real Inclusion of Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights in the final push for the Millennium Development Goals, and the Sustainable Development & Post-2015 Development Agenda

28.10.2013 |WICF

Women Major Group submission to the 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place in March 2014, and which will focus on the theme of Millennium Development Goals and as emerging issue on the Post2015 Development Agenda.

The submission has been developed and endorsed by more than 30 organisations, see the document which can be downloaded here.

The Women’s Major Group submits this statement with the aim to contribute to the theme of the CSW58 session, focussing on action needed on MDGs and giving input to the post2015/SDG agenda. For both areas of action, the Women’s Major Group in convinced that without a transformative shift in the way that gender equality and women’s human rights and justice are addressed, a truly sustainable Post-2015 Development agenda will not be achieved.

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