Long Story Short #7: Inside the Commission on the Status of Women

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Guest: Katja Iverson,  Women Deliver President and CEO
Host: Amy Lieberman, Devex New York Correspondent

The U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women presents an opportunity for actors from across the globe to discuss priorities when it comes to gender equality and the empowerment of women. Women Deliver CEO Katja Iverson joins New York Correspondent Amy Lieberman live from the U.N. They discuss what a typical day at the CSW looks like, and what the CSW means for priorities such as family planning and the future of the #AidToo movement.

Additional reading:
'Women's empowerment:' Ambiguous term or effective call to action?
Progress on gender equality 'unacceptably slow:' UN Women
US 'regressive' stance at CSW dominates UN's largest meeting on women
Helen Clark on #MeToo, #AidToo, and women empowerment
What it will take to enter a new era of women's economic empowerment

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