The sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 15 to 26 March 2021.

A call to tackle violence against women and girls in urban spaces

To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, Metropolis, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), and Cities Alliance are raising awareness on the need to end violence against women and girls (VAWG) in urban spaces.

Towards better cities for migrant women

More than 20 cities participated in this collective brainstorming exercise to explore gender-sensitive approaches to local migration governance, together with international organisations, city networks, CSOs, migrant women associations and academia, sharing globa

REFELA and UCLG Africa launch the African Cities for Women's Economic Empowerment Campaign

In a preliminary phase, the campaign calls for expressions of interest to leaders and councils

Women’s leadership will be critical for rethinking the future in the post-COVID-19 era

The session highlighted some key topics identified by women leaders the world over.

Scaling Down of CSW 64 & cancellation of UCLG ́s delegation

The UN member States have decided to hold a one day scaled down session of CSW 64 on 9 March with only the participation of New York-based delegations due to the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). 


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