Fem Task Force at UN Commission on the Status of Women

The Feminist Task Force is on the ground at the UN 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which begins today, March 10, and has as its theme, “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the MDGs for women and girls.”

With the MDGs set to expire at the end of 2015, the discussions these next two weeks are focused on the Post 2015 agenda, an issue the Feminist Task Force has been tracking for a few years.

For this CSW, the FTF will be hosting and co-sponsoring a number of events primarily on gender, poverty and climate justice, as well as on women and the Post 2015 development agenda. If you didn’t make it to our pre-International Women’s Day event, “Women’s Voices in a Post 2015 Agenda,” together with the WorldWeWant2015.org, please check out this post.  Please join us! See below for details and flyers.

Moving Beyond the MDGs for the Realization of Women’s Rights & Gender Equality – together with Post 2015 Women’s Coalition (including Center for Women’s Global Leadership, Huairou Commission and other partners). FTF’s Marta Benavides will be a presenter at this event.

Tuesday, March 11, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
1st Floor, Chapel, Church Center of UN
(1st Avenue and 44th Street)

Post 2015 Women's Coalition.3.12.14



The Nexus of Gender, Poverty and Climate Justice:  A Post 2015 Agenda that is Cross-fitting, Not Cross-cutting

Wednesday, March 12, 2:30 – 4:00 pm
Armenian Convention Center, Guild Hall (630 Second Avenue)
Download Flyer here:

FTF CSW Gender, Poverty event 3.12.14


mwgeventGendered Impacts of Extractivism: Modern Forms of Slavery (together with the NGO Mining Group)

Wednesday, March 12, 8:30 – 10:00 am
Church Center of UN, 10th floor

Download Flyer here: Extractivism_CSW Event:


groveeventThe Essentials: Food, Water, Women and Justice

Wednesday, March 12
12:30 – 2:00 pm
Hall of the Armenian Convention Center
630 Second Avenue, NYC


Follow-up Strategy Session to the Nexus of Gender, Poverty and Climate Justice – Organizing, Mobilizing, Energizing on Gender and Climate Justice in a Post 2015 Framework

Friday, March 14, 2:00 – 4:00 pm  WEDO Office, 355 Lexington Ave., 3rd floor, NYC  RSVP needed:  info@feministtaskforce.org

Flyer FTF Women Organizing 3.14.14.

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