Statement by the UN SRVAW at the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) | 2017

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Mar 24, 2017
UN Special Rapporteur on VAW Simonovic reports on activities and next thematic reports: shelters, protection orders
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New York, 13-24 March 2017

Chairperson, Excellencies, Distinguished delegates,  Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great honor for me to address you today, as Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, and to continue to contribute to the discussions of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on the priority theme “Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work”, and its review theme, “Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development goals for women and girls” and to report on my mandate’s work.