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FAR Policy Highlights for CSW61

Ahead of this year’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meeting with its theme, FAR’s regional partners presented key advocacy points that reflect their grassroots work in relation to three thematic areas: economic and social rights; peace, safety and security; ending gender-based violence and defending women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights; climate change, cultural, indigenous and land rights. […]


March 16: Speak Out: No Borders on Gender Justice

This year’s session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) — a major international gathering on women’s human rights — is taking place under the shadow of recently escalated anti-immigrant, anti-refugee, and anti-Muslim policies of the United States. Join women’s rights and gender justice advocates from around the globe, calling for No Borders on Gender Justice! Date/Time: […]


March 17: CSW 61 Parallel Event: “How Counterterrorism Financing Affects Women’s Rights Organizing and Gender Equality Worldwide”

Friday, March 17th 4.30 pm Salvation Army 221 East 52nd Street New York Panel Discussion focused on the findings of Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) and the DukeUniversity’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC), highlighting how countering terrorism finance measures cause resource and other challenges for women’s rights activists. This panel will draw from the experiences of women human rights defenders. For […]


Saturday, March 11: Feminist Alliance for Rights (FAR) Panel Discussion

Women’s Struggles in the Middle East A Pre-CSW61 Side Event Briefing about FAR followed by a panel discussion on women’s rights in the Middle East Saturday, March 11th 3 to 4:30 pm Location: Midtown Manhattan Please RSVP to: for venue information Panel Discussion will be followed by light refreshments Featuring Fatima Outleb and Hibaaq Osman Moderated by: Krishanti Dharmaraj […]