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CAP Intl flyers + members' and partners' events

Dear partners and friends,

The 62nd session of the Comission on the Status of Women is taking place at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 12 - 23 March. This year's priority theme is Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls. 

12 CAP members will be represented at CSW this year. We will take the opportunity to convene and request meetings with strategic partners, as well as organising two public events, one organised by the government of Ireland in collaboration with Ruhama (Ireland) and CAP, and the other co-sponsored by the government of Sweden and CAP (download flyers below). 
Won't be in New York? Join the conversation through live streaming and social media, more information below.


With best wishes,
CAP International Secretariat

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CSW62: CAP collaborations and events
CSW62 side event: Presenting challenges and considering solutions to combat sex trafficking and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation of women and girls

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NGOCSW Parallel Event: Building new solidarities among rural & urban women against sexual exploitation

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Events CAP members and partners are organising at CSW62 in New York

Key:  = CAP Intl collaboration or event = member or partner event
 13 March | 08:30-10:00am | Salvation Army Auditorium | CAP Intl and Government of Sweden co-sponsor: Building New Solidarities: Rural and Urban Women Against Sexual Exploitation
 13 March  | 13:15-14:30 | UNHQ | Holy See, Mercy International Association, Mercy Global Action, Arise Foundation, Congregation of our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, Institute ofthe Blessed Virgin Mary, Society of the Sacred Heart, UNANIMA, women@thewell organisePreventing Human Trafficking Among Rural Women and Girls: Integrating Inherent Dignity Into a Human Rights Model
 14 March | 18:00-20:00  | Proskauer, 11 Times Square | Fondation Scelles organises: Combatting online sex trafficking: confronting challenges and forging cooperation
 15 March | 08:15-09:30 |UNHQ | CATW, Equality Now, UN Women, UNODC ODIHR organises: "#MeToo" Say Survivors: Human Rights, Gender and Trafficking in Human Beings
 15 March | 14:30-16:00 | 4 W 43rd St | Men For Gender Equality (Sweden) and Unizon organise: International Sporting Events As Driving Forces Behind Prostitution and Trafficking

 15 March | 18:15 | Armenian Convention Center, Vartan Hall | SPACE International organises: The Role of Media in Representing Prostitution
 16 March  |15:00-16:15 | UNHQ |Government of Ireland organises, in collaboration with Ruhama and CAP International: Presenting Challenges and Considering Solutions to Combat Sex Trafficking and Other Forms of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Women and Girls
 19 March  |17:30 | Cinema Village | Film screening of "The Selling of Innocents" and panel discussion: SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival NY
 21 March  |14:30 | Second Floor, Church Center for the United Nations | Apne Aap organises: The Last Girl and Her Vulnerabilities to Sex Trafficking


In the media
 La Province, Lancement d’une campagne contre la prostitution étudiante, 23 January 2018 
 El Espectador, ‘De la prostitución se lucra el crimen organizado, no las mujeres’, 26 January 2018 
 Le Monde, Des hommes « solidaires de #metoo », 30 January 2018 (paywall) 
 The Independent, The prostitution claims surrounding Oxfam don't surprise me. I've seen it all before with charities across the world - and the UN, 12 February 2018
 The Independent, The red light district of Amsterdam could soon be a distant memory - here's why, 13 February 2018
CBC Canada, Decriminalising prostitution would negatively impact Indigenous women: expert, 15 February 2018

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