UN 2030 Agenda

Sustainable Goals Fall Short for Women

On the occasion of the adoption of the Post-2015 Development Agenda, we, as the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition, reiterate our concern that the Sustainable Development Goals, Targets and Means of Implementation continue to fall short of a global agenda that addresses systemic imbalances, inequalities, and discrimination, rooted in gender equality principles that deny the basic human rights of women and girls. […]

Post-2015 Women's Coalition Archive

Moving Beyond the Milleneum Goals

The Post 2015 Women’s Coalition hosted a side event on gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment which took place in New York City during the 58th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The panelists were Esther Mwaura-Muiru from GROOTS Kenya, Azra Abdul Cader from ARROW, Martha Benevides from FTF, Nerea Craviotto from AWID and […]

Economic & Social Rights

UN Women: Putting the Women’s Agenda as a Priority

UN Women was created by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010 to accelerate progress on gender equality and the empowerment of women. Over the last two years, it has achieved results for women and girls everywhere by supporting efforts to end violence against them, bringing them to the centre of peacebuilding, advancing their political participation and leadership and increasing […]

UN 2030 Agenda

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, International Women’s Day

Each one of us is needed—in our countries, communities, organizations, governments and in the United Nations—to ensure decisive, visible and measurable actions are taken under the banner: Planet 50-50: Step It Up for Gender Equality,” says UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka in her message. The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up […]

UN 2030 Agenda

From the Millennium Goals to 2030 – a UN Primer

An end to poverty, hunger and inequality worldwide. That and more is the ambitious agenda of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon by 193 countries at the United Nations in September 2015. Learn about the Goals and the work of the United Nations Development Programme, a global leader in the effort to fulfil the Goals.

Post-2015 Women's Coalition Archive

Toolkits (Post-2015 Resources)

Tools, Guides, and other Resources on the Implementation and Monitoring of Commitments to Gender Equality and Human Rights, including the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs ARROW SRHR Database of Indicators “An Advocate’s Guide: Strategic Indicators for Universal Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights” The Danish Institute for Human Rights “The Human Rights Guide to the SDGs” Deliver2030 SDGs […]

Peace, Safety and Security; Gender-Based Violence & Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)

Climate Change and SRHR (Post-2015 Policy Brief)

This brief considers how climate change will affect universal access to SRHR and that the implications have profound ramifications for the new developmental era. Introduction Globally, we are already witnessing and experiencing the onset of climate change. There is mounting evidence that climate change will have disastrous consequences for people and the planet. Climate change is one of the central […]

Economic & Social Rights

Unpaid Care (Post-2015 Policy Brief)

Introduction The disproportionate burden of unpaid care work that women and girls shoulder is a direct cause of the persistence of gender inequality and the denial of women’s and girls’ rights. It is difficult to see how substantial change can be achieved in any related area without tackling this fundamental barrier to progress. Unpaid care work includes domestic work such […]

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Post-2015 Women's Coalition Archive

NEW LINKS Statements by the Post-2015 Women’s Coalition

Expert paper by Post-2015 Women’s Coalition for the UN Women Expert Group Meeting on “ Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development,” in preparation for CSW 60 November 2015, UN Headquarters, NY Oral Statement by Sivananthi Thanenthiran: UN Sustainable Development Summit: Interactive Dialogue on “Delivering on a Revitalized Global Partnership” September 26, 2015, UN Headquarters, NY Post-2015 Women’s Coalition’s […]