Working Group on GirlsAnnual Report to NGO Committee on UNICEF                 2008-2009
During the past year, theWorking Group on Girlshas focused its effort on institutionalizing girls’  rights throughout the ...
To that end it has worked very     deliberately with selected UN       mechanisms including the• Committee on CEDAW• Depar...
The WGG took the following actionsto strengthen its relationship with UNentities, academic institutions andmedia outlets d...
Committee on CEDAW       July 2008
UNICEF We continued towork with UNICEF, particularly the   gender unit.
Department ofPublic InformationMid-day workshop atDPINGO ConferenceCaucus on women and girls
Academia Women’s Studies   Conference           atSouthern Connecticut State       University
Academia Women’s Studies   Conference           atSouthern Connecticut State       University
Academia Women’s Studies   Conference           atSouthern Connecticut State       University
SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls      from Violence
SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls      from Violence
SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls      from Violence
SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls      from Violence
Commission on theStatus of Women  Follow-up to CSW 51
Commission on theStatus of Women  Follow-up to CSW 51
Commission on theStatus of Women  Follow-up to CSW 51
Commission on theStatus of Women  Follow-up to CSW 51
CSW 53“Equal sharing ofresponsibilitiesbetween womenand men,includingcaregiving in thecontext of HIV/AIDS.”
Research & Writing
Research & Writing
Research & Writing Discussion Paper forExpert Group Meeting
Research & Writing   Discussion Paper for  Expert Group MeetingWritten Statement for CSW
Advocacy for Girls
Advocacy for Girls
Advocacy for Girls
Advocacy for Girls
Advocacy for Girls
Advocacy for Girls
Advocacy for Girls
Advocacy for Girls
Parallel Events
Parallel Events
Parallel Events
Parallel Events
Parallel Events
Girls Participation
Girls Participation
Girls Participation
Girls Participation
Girls Participation
Girls Participation
Caucus on Girls
Caucus on Girls
Caucus on Girls
Caucus on Girls
Gains for Girls
Gains for Girls• Take measures to protect and address  the needs of women and girls in  situations of humanitarian emergen...
Gains for Girls• Take measures to protect and address  the needs of women and girls in  situations of humanitarian emergen...
• Provide support for girls affected by  HIV/AIDS, including young and  adolescent mothers and prevent  discrimination aga...
• Provide support for girls affected by  HIV/AIDS, including young and  adolescent mothers and prevent  discrimination aga...
• Develop a strategy of zero tolerance for  violence against women and girls
• Develop a strategy of zero tolerance for  violence against women and girls• Adopt measures to overcome the  negative imp...
Dialog on Early Marriage
Dialog on Early Marriage
Dialog on Early Marriage
International Conference onViolence against the Girl Child
WGG Communication
WGG Communication
WGG Communication
WGG Communication
WGG Election of New OfficersCo-Chair, Catherine Moore -International Federation of University WomenCo-Chair, Mary Ann Strai...
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  • Wgg report 2008 2009

    1. 1. Working Group on GirlsAnnual Report to NGO Committee on UNICEF 2008-2009
    2. 2. During the past year, theWorking Group on Girlshas focused its effort on institutionalizing girls’ rights throughout the United Nations system.
    3. 3. To that end it has worked very deliberately with selected UN mechanisms including the• Committee on CEDAW• Department of Public Information• Secretary-General’s Campaign to End Violence against Women and the• ECOSOC Commission on the Status of Women• while continuing to work with the Gender and Human Rights Division of UNICEF
    4. 4. The WGG took the following actionsto strengthen its relationship with UNentities, academic institutions andmedia outlets during 2008-2009:
    5. 5. Committee on CEDAW July 2008
    6. 6. UNICEF We continued towork with UNICEF, particularly the gender unit.
    7. 7. Department ofPublic InformationMid-day workshop atDPINGO ConferenceCaucus on women and girls
    8. 8. Academia Women’s Studies Conference atSouthern Connecticut State University
    9. 9. Academia Women’s Studies Conference atSouthern Connecticut State University
    10. 10. Academia Women’s Studies Conference atSouthern Connecticut State University
    11. 11. SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls from Violence
    12. 12. SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls from Violence
    13. 13. SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls from Violence
    14. 14. SG’sCampaign toEnd ViolenceTask Force to Protect Girls from Violence
    15. 15. Commission on theStatus of Women Follow-up to CSW 51
    16. 16. Commission on theStatus of Women Follow-up to CSW 51
    17. 17. Commission on theStatus of Women Follow-up to CSW 51
    18. 18. Commission on theStatus of Women Follow-up to CSW 51
    19. 19. CSW 53“Equal sharing ofresponsibilitiesbetween womenand men,includingcaregiving in thecontext of HIV/AIDS.”
    20. 20. Research & Writing
    21. 21. Research & Writing
    22. 22. Research & Writing Discussion Paper forExpert Group Meeting
    23. 23. Research & Writing Discussion Paper for Expert Group MeetingWritten Statement for CSW
    24. 24. Advocacy for Girls
    25. 25. Advocacy for Girls
    26. 26. Advocacy for Girls
    27. 27. Advocacy for Girls
    28. 28. Advocacy for Girls
    29. 29. Advocacy for Girls
    30. 30. Advocacy for Girls
    31. 31. Advocacy for Girls
    32. 32. Parallel Events
    33. 33. Parallel Events
    34. 34. Parallel Events
    35. 35. Parallel Events
    36. 36. Parallel Events
    37. 37. Girls Participation
    38. 38. Girls Participation
    39. 39. Girls Participation
    40. 40. Girls Participation
    41. 41. Girls Participation
    42. 42. Girls Participation
    43. 43. Caucus on Girls
    44. 44. Caucus on Girls
    45. 45. Caucus on Girls
    46. 46. Caucus on Girls
    47. 47. Gains for Girls
    48. 48. Gains for Girls• Take measures to protect and address the needs of women and girls in situations of humanitarian emergencies
    49. 49. Gains for Girls• Take measures to protect and address the needs of women and girls in situations of humanitarian emergencies• Ensure the right of all girls, including migrant girls and domestic workers, to education, training, health service, food, shelter and recreation and prevent and eliminate child labor and the economic exploitation of girls
    50. 50. • Provide support for girls affected by HIV/AIDS, including young and adolescent mothers and prevent discrimination against those affected by HIV/AIDS
    51. 51. • Provide support for girls affected by HIV/AIDS, including young and adolescent mothers and prevent discrimination against those affected by HIV/AIDS• Develop gender sensitive education and training programmes, including for educators aimed at eliminating discriminatory attitudes towards women and girls
    52. 52. • Develop a strategy of zero tolerance for violence against women and girls
    53. 53. • Develop a strategy of zero tolerance for violence against women and girls• Adopt measures to overcome the negative impacts of the economic and financial crisis on women and girls and maintain adequate levels of funding for gender equality.
    54. 54. Dialog on Early Marriage
    55. 55. Dialog on Early Marriage
    56. 56. Dialog on Early Marriage
    57. 57. International Conference onViolence against the Girl Child
    58. 58. WGG Communication
    59. 59. WGG Communication
    60. 60. WGG Communication
    61. 61. WGG Communication
    62. 62. WGG Election of New OfficersCo-Chair, Catherine Moore -International Federation of University WomenCo-Chair, Mary Ann Strain - Passionists InternationalRecording Secretary, Winifred Doherty -Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good ShepherdCorresponding Secretary, Eleanor Schlesinger -Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Womens AssocTreasurer, Shannon Joseph -World Youth Alliance

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