Women's Empowerment and its Links to Sustainable Development

01-03-2016

Upon request by the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) of the European Parliament, this note provides background information for the FEMM Committee mission to the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women which will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016. The note focuses on the key priority theme of the 60th Session which is "women's empowerment and its links to sustainable development".

Upon request by the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) of the European Parliament, this note provides background information for the FEMM Committee mission to the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women which will be held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 14 to 24 March 2016. The note focuses on the key priority theme of the 60th Session which is "women's empowerment and its links to sustainable development".