Reports & News

 

Picture of OWN New South Wales at an IWW rally in Australia

 

 

OWN at CSW New York: March 2010

Members of OWN Europe joined over 5,000 women from across the world to celebrate Beijing + 15. Read our report and interview by Global Action on Ageing.

 

Progress on CEDAW General Recommendation (GR) on older women

Working with CEDAW expert Professor Cees Flinterman, OWN, Netherlands and Liesbeth Hujits from UNIKBO provided comments on an early draft of the GR.

(See below the document in .pdf format)

In July 2010, the GR was again discussed following feedback from UN agencies. The CSW NGO Sub Committee on Older Women hosted a reception to thank the Committee for their hard work. (See below the report in .pdf format)

Follow the link to the pictures from Global Action on Ageing.

 

 

HelpAge International report on Older Women

Follow this link to Ageways 75 for the report on older women. NGOs working with older people in Europe have much to learn from and share with older women in other parts of the world.

 

Older women contributing to the economy

See these wonderful pictures of Korean older women divers who contribute to their local economy.

 

AGEING, DISCRIMINATION AND OLDER WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS
GR older women_comments Netherlands pdf.
Adobe Acrobat Document 97.0 KB
MOVING FORWARD WITH THE GR ON OLDER WOMEN
CEDAW 7-10.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 72.2 KB

 

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