TOPICS: Advancement of Women

Below you will find the topics being discussed in ECOSOC.

(1) TOPIC GUIDES

Below you will find links to the topic of Advancement of Women that will be discussed in the Economic and Social Council:
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(2) COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS



(3) VIDEO GUIDES

Below you will find videos that can help you with research and understanding of the topic:
THE FIGHT FOR WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE

(4) LINKS TO NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOS)

MADRE
Women's Refugee Commission
Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS)

(5) General Information on the Advancement of Women

The following sources are also optional resources for students to explore on their own time.
UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

(6) Country Research on the Advancement of Women

To learn more about the particular role of each country's role in the advancement of women, please see the links below.

Afghanistan
Government of Canada Background Information: Promoting the Advancement of Women in Afghanistan
The Organization for Advancement of Afghan Women

Algeria
Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa - Algeria
AWID

Angola
UN Women
UNDP

Australia
Women's History Forum
The Guardian

Austria
Women's Rights Austria
Austrian Development Cooperation Policy Paper on Women

Bolivia
Gender Index
Al Jazeera

Bosnia-Herzegovina
Interview with Bosnian Activist
Gender Index

Canada
CBC News
UN News

China
The Diplomat
NYT

Czech Republic
European Parliament report
EC Europa

Egypt
BBC (2013)
USAID
EGYPTIAN STREETS

Ethiopia
EthioEmbassy.org
UN Women

Finland
UNECE
EU

France
EU
Reuters

Haiti
NorthEastern
UNIFEM

Israel
The Library
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Italy
Farnesia
Gender Index

Lebanon
WILPF
Khazen

Libya
UNICEF
EqualTimes

Nepal
UNWomen
UN.org

New Zealand
Ministry of Women NZ
NZ Herald

Papua New Guinea
UNwomen
jica.go

Peru
UN
ProjectPeru

Qatar
UNICEF
QNA

Russia
humanRightHouse
GenderAgenda

Senegal
TheGuardian
UNHRC

Sierre Leone
Sierre Leon Express
USAID

South Africa
Questia
ENCA

South Korea
USA Today
Huffington Post

Spain
ECEuropa
50.50

Sri Lanka
ILO
IPS

Sweden
UN
Svige

Thailand
Human Rights Watch
Social Watch

Togo
Africa Business
UNECA

Tunisia
Open Democracy
HRW

Ukraine
BBC
UNECE

United Kingdom
Business In The Community
The Women's Source Centre

United States
ACLU on Women's Rights
UN News

Uruguay
The Guardian
Gender Index

Venezuela
Venezuelan analysis

TeleSUR