Luz Evelia Godines Solano in her coffee nursery plot, in the peasant community of La Chiripa, Nicaragua. She produces Tierra Madre coffee, marketed in Spain. Credit: Pablo Tosco/Oxfam

Blog: What is the Commission of the Status of Women, and why Oxfam is there

The Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) is the global policy-making body concerning women's empowerment and gender equality issues. Oxfam participates in CSW to advance debates on key issues and influence governments at the negotiations.

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Blog: How UN CSW can make Post-2015 more relevant to women’s rights

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Michelle Bachelet speaking on a panel.

Blog: What will it take to end violence against women?

Fresh from the Commission on the Status of Women meeting in New York, Daniela Rosche argues that there is too much rhetoric and not enough action in the struggle to end violence against women.

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