WIMN at the UN Commission on the Status of Women – CSW68

Women in Migration Network and members will participate in several activities commemorating International Women’s Day and the convening of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68) in New York. The CSW meets March 11 – 22, 2024.

Selected Side Events:
GenMig insights on improving regular migration pathway for migrant women

International Women’s Day, Friday, 8 March, 9:00 am EST

WIMN among presenters on virtual panel. The event is organized in the context of IOM’s Gender and Migration Research Policy Action Lab (GenMig) and in partnership with UN-Women and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), UK Government.

Register at https://iom-int.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Q-oigZVNQx-T4O-A6BtL4A#/registration


Climate, Gender, Migration: Public Services, Decent Work & Rights-Based Pathways

Monday, 11 March, 12:30 – 2:00 pm, CCUN, 2nd floor

Hosted by WIMN and ACT Alliance; Black Alliance for Just Immigration/ BAJI ;International Domestic Workers Federation; International Trade Union Confederation; Migrant-Rights.org; Public Services International (PSI); Solidarity Center; Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC).

For more information: bit.ly/WIMN-CSW-EVENT

Read and download the policy demands, a collaborative effort, here:

     Policy Demands: Gender, Climate and Migration (English)

     Demandas políticas: Género, Clima y Migración (Español)

     Demandes politiques: Genre, climat et migration (French)


Fighting poverty through a gender-transformative world of work

Monday, 11 March, 12:30 – 2:00 pm, CCUN 11th floor

Sponsored by ITUC – the International Trade Union Confederation (a WIMN member) and a coalition of trade unions


Rebuilding the social organisation of care: a key to dismantling womxn’s poverty

Monday, 11 March, 2:30 – 4:00 pm, CCUN, Tillman Chapel, 1st floor

Hosted by PSI (a WIMN member), DAWN, ActionAid, OXFAM, CESR, GI-ESCR, GATJ, TJN, Womankind, FEMNET, IDWF, and ESCR-Net


The State of Migration and Gender: Gender in the Global Compacts

Monday, 11 March, 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Colombia University,

Altschul Auditorium (Room 417) International Affairs Building

420 W. 118th Street New York, NY 10027

The event marks the opening of the First Global Gender and Migration Forum, setting the stage for a series of impactful discussions.

WIMN is a co-sponsor and Carol Barton will be a speaker.

Hosted by Center for Migration, Gender, and Justice and partners.

Go here for more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-state-of-migration-and-gender-gender-and-the-global-compacts-tickets-831354251947?aff=odcleoeventsincollection


Game Changer: Moving the Middle to Advance Gender Justice

Wednesday, 13 March, CCUN, 11th floor

Hosted by ACT Alliance (a WIMN member) with members


Grassroots Worker Organizations: Equalizing Forces in the Pursuit of Gender Equality

Thursday, 14 March, 8:30 – 10:00 am, Salvation Army, 221 E. 52nd Street, Lower Level

Hosted by Solidarity Center


Advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment in the context of poverty and migration

Tuesday, 19 March, 1:15 – 2:30 pm

Inside the UNHQ — must have a UN pass to participate.

WIMN is a co-sponsor. Adriana Paz, General Secretary, International Domestic Workers Federation, will speak.

Read the Event Concept Note


Centering Decent Work for Domestic Workers in the Care Economy

Tuesday, 19 March, 2:30 – 4:00 pm

CCUN 8th floor

Sponsored by International Domestic Workers Federation – go here for more information.

See the entire list of side events at CSW68:




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