April 11, 2011: Advocacy with UN Women: Promote ESCR in Strategy and Program

This week, ESCR-Net's Women and ESCR group has endorsed a collective statement to UN Women titled "Call for UN Women to Design its Policy and Program on Women's Economic Empowerment from an Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Perspective". The other organizations which endorsed the collective statement include: CWGL, AWID, Urban Justice Center, Actionaid, Feminist Alliance for International Action, WIDE and GCAP - Feminst Task Force. 

The Proposal and 10 Recommendations are available in English, French and Spanish below.

Working Group Description: 

ESCR-Net's Women and ESCR Group is advocating that UN Women make human rights and particularly economic, social and cultural rights a central framework for all thier areas of work.