Side by Side at the UN Commission on the Status of Women #63

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Members from across Side by Side have been working together on our advocacy for the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place between 11th – 22nd March 2019. You can download our UNCSW63 advocacy guide here and listen to our two UNCSW63 webinars and download the slides here.

Side by Side is working in partnership during UNCSW to amplify the role of faith in enabling the right to social protection. We are delighted that members from Side by Side national chapters in Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan and Nigeria, will be attending UNCSW and contributing to different events.

 

You are warmly invited to:

 

UN Commission on the Status of Women #63 Workshops: Side by Side & United Society Partners in the Gospel

Keeping Faith in the UNCSW: Strategies, Collaboration and Inspiration

Sunday 10th March 2019 | 16:00 – 19:00 | St James Episcopal Church, 865 Madison Avenue

Monday 11th March 2019 | 14:00 – 17:00 | St James Episcopal Church, 865 Madison Avenue

Facilitated by grassroots activists from Jamaica.

RSVP CLICK HERE

 


 

UN Commission on the Status of Women #63 Parallel Event: Side by Side, Islamic Relief Worldwide & Muslim Aid

Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Empowering Women & Girls around the World

Thursday 14th March | 16:30 – 18:00 | Guild Hall, Armenian Convention Centre, New York

Contributions by: Nora Shamroukh (Islamic Relief Canada), Mousumi Saikia (Islamic Relief Worldwide),  Rev. Bafana Khumalo (Sonke Gender Justice / Side by Side), Lotifa Begum (Muslim Aid) and Rachel Tavernor (Side by Side).

Overcoming Cultural Barriers in Empowering Women and Girls Concept Note


 

UN Commission on the Status of Women #63 Roundtable Event with PaRD SDG5

Faith, Feminism and Human Rights Frameworks

Friday 15th March 2019 | 09:00 – 10:30 | Canadian Permanent Mission to the United Nations

Kirsten Muth (Episcopal Relief and Development), Bani Dugal (Bahá’í International Community), Revd. Fedis Nyagah (Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa), Ulrich Nitschke (International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development), Shaykha Tamara Gray (Rabata), Josephine Mukwendi (Sonke Gender Justice) and Solange Mukamana (Tearfund).

RSVP CLICK HERE

Faith, Feminism and Human Rights Frameworks Roundtable Concept Note

 


 

UN Commission on the Status of Women #63 Side Event with PaRD SDG5

Unlocking the Power of Faith-Based Partnerships: Enabling the Right to Social Protection

Monday 18th March 2019 | 11:30 – 12:45 | Express Bar, UN Building, New York

Contributions by: H.E. Ambassador Martin Bille Hermann (Danish Government), Rudelmar Bueno de Faria (ACT Alliance), Dr. Elisabet le Roux (Stellenbosch University), Arelys Bellorini (World Vision Global), Axsa Charles Gabagambi (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania & Side by Side), Rabbi Diana S. Gerson (New York Board of Rabbis), Suzy Ismail (Cornerstone) and Dr. Isabel Apawo Phiri (World Council of Churches).

RSVP CLICK HERE

Unlocking the Power of Faith-Based Partnerships Concept Note

 


 

UN Commission on the Status of Women #63 Parallel Event: Side by Side and Islamic Relief Worldwide

Stories of Faith: Social Protection, Stigma and Safe Havens

Monday 18th March 2019 | 16:30 – 17:45 | Eighth Floor, Church Center for the United Nations

Contributions by: Dr. Azza Karam (UNFPA), Rev. Canon Terrie Robinson (Anglican Communion / Side by Side), Rev. Joseph John Hayab (Side by Side Nigeria), Mousumi Saikia (Islamic Relief Worldwide), Sadhvi Bhagawatsi Saraswati (Global Interfaith WASH Alliance) and Irene Anena (Church of Uganda / Side by Side Uganda).

Stories of Faith: Social Protection, Stigma and Safe Havens Concept Note


 

Posted by: Rachel Tavernor | Friday, March 1st, 2019
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