Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65)

The PaRD Gender Equality and Empowerment work-stream will hold a Side Event at CSW65 on 17 March, 11:00 - 12:30 EST.

Title of the Side Event: In Search of a Round Table: Gender, Religion and Decision-Making in Public Life

Co-Organisers: Side by Side, Islamic Relief Worldwide, KAICIID Dialogue Centre, Joint Learning Initiative on Faith and Local

Wednesday 17th March 2021, 11:00 – 12:30 EST

A round table discussion hosted by the International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development Gender Workstream, which unpacks how Member States, intergovernmental organisations and civil society are contributing to the Beijing Platform for Action. Speakers will share experiences, lessons, challenges and potential solutions for working as / or with religious actors to progress the gender equality agenda.

CSW65 will take place in a hybrid format with mostly virtual meetings.