The SDG16+ Guide to CSW65 is a compilation of events organized by The Pathfinders, official events organized by Pathfinder member states, and non-official side events organized by international organizations, civil society, and businesses.

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CSW PATHFINDERS EVENTS

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JUSTICE FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS: IT'S OUR BUSINESS

March 17, 11AM – 12PM EST

Powered by the Business Leaders for Justice Coalition, this CSW parallel event brings together leading business and justice champions committed to closing the justice gap for women and girls.

 

Join this event to: 
(1) Hear stories of business leaders that have exemplified justice for women in internal and external practices;
(2) Highlight recent efforts to provide access to justice for women and close the justice gap; 
(3) Discuss upcoming plans and the value of collaboration and collective action 

How to register for CSW events:

NGO CSW hosted events: here

*You must register for the Forum and have an Advocate profile on the virtual platform to attend any events during the Forum*

Member State hosted events: here

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Title
Organizer
Date
Time
Theme
Type
Defining Our Collective Road Map for Feminist Peace
Women's International Peace Centre
03/14/2021
12:00
Violence
Civil Society
Implementing the Women's Empowerment Principles in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries
Committed to Good (CTG)
03/14/2021
11:00
Violence
Civil Society
Local women and youth peacebuilders demand to participate in the Afghan peace process
Global Network of Women Peacebuilders
03/14/2021
13:00
Violence
Civil Society
100 Ways to Empower Women as Leaders in Politics - Experiences from Asian Cities
Office for Gender Equality of Taipei
03/14/2021
13:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Mind the Gender Gap: Supporting Women in Political Parties
Liberal International
03/14/2021
15:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Violence Against Women in the Public and Private Spheres: Measure It To End It
Switzerland, Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)
03/14/2021
15:30
Violence
Member State
Imagining and Building Feminist Futures After COVID-19
International Women's Development Agency
03/14/2021
19:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Gender Equality/Equity in Healthcare
The Netherlands
03/15/2021
12:00
Inequality
Member State
Gender Justice at the local level
The Coalition to Empower Gender Equality
03/15/2021
00:00
Justice
Civil Society
Partnerships for Implementing Impact-Driven National Actions Plans on Women, Peace and Security in the context of COVID-19
Sweden, OECD, UN Women
03/15/2021
12:30
Violence
Member State
Gender Dialogues: The Road to Equality
UNOPS, the Norwegian Embassy in Denmark, the Swedish Embassy in Denmark, the Embassy of the United Kingdom to Denmark, The Why
03/15/2021
13:00
Inequality
Member State
Young Women's Stories--Fostering Leadership
Soka Gakkai International
03/15/2021
13:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Gender Justice from ICT
Red Dot Foundation
03/15/2021
13:00
Justice
Civil Society
“Generating empowerment, empowering generations” – Rights and leadership through comprehensive sexuality education
Sweden, UNESCO, European Union Commission
03/15/2021
13:00
SDG16+
Member State
Young Women's Stories--Fostering Leadership
Soka Gakkai International
03/15/2021
13:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Addressing barriers to women's participation in public life
Canadia Women's Foundation
03/15/2021
13:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Introducing the Growing Global Coalition for Feminist Foreign Policy
Mexico, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
03/15/2021
14:00
SDG16+
Member State
Building Feminist Leaders: Women's Youth Leadership Training Program
WomenNC
03/15/2021
14:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Empower Women, Energize the World
Denmark, PLAN Børnefonden
03/15/2021
14:00
SDG16+
Member State
High-Level Event on Gender-Responsive Climate Finance
United Kingdom
03/15/2021
14:30
SDG16+
Member State
Women & Corruption
WUNRN-Women's UN Report Network
03/15/2021
15:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Why women entrepreneurs are central to any economic recovery?
Brighter Ventures Inc.
03/15/2021
16:30
Business
Civil Society
The Role of Women in the Peace and Security Agenda: UNSCR 1325
The Journalists and Writers Foundation
03/15/2021
16:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Achieving the Women Peace and Security Agenda by promoting women leadership and participation
Tunisia
03/15/2021
17:15
Violence
Member State
Women Ministers leading the Economic Reactivation in post-COVID-19 times
Dominican Republic, Argentina, UN Women, Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Interamerican Commission of Women (CIM)
03/15/2021
17:15
SDG16+
Member State
Women in Democracy for 30 years
Association for Women's Career Development in Hungary
03/15/2021
17:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
High-level panel discussion on the unprecedented suffering and hardships that women faced globally due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Guatemala, International Federation for Peace and Sustainable Development
03/15/2021
18:00
Violence
Member State
Eliminating sexual violence for women and girls in Melbourne, Australia
WestCASA (Western Region Centre Against Sexual Assault)
03/15/2021
18:30
Violence
Civil Society
Unleashing Breakthrough Leadership through Women's Full Participation
George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership
03/15/2021
19:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Womens Leadership in community conflict prevention and peacebuilding
Islamic Relief Worldwide
03/16/2021
20:30
Violence
Civil Society
Economic Empowerment of Women showcasing the Sustainable Development Goals
TCF Global
03/16/2021
22:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Building Back Better for Women in the UK after COVID-19
UK Parliament Women and Equalities Committee, UN Women UK
03/16/2021
12:00
SDG16+
Member State
Through the GESI Lens: A Framework for Inclusive Development
World Vision, Side by Side.
03/16/2021
09:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Beijing+25: Advancing gender equality and the empowerment of displaced women and girls in humanitarian action
OCHA, UNHCR, UN WOMEN
03/16/2021
10:30
SDG16+
Economic Empowerment and response to covid19
YWCA of Palestine
03/16/2021
12:00
Inequality
Civil Society
“Generating empowerment, empowering generations” – delivering on women’s economic empowerment and rights
Sweden, Republic of Korea, OECD, World Bank
03/16/2021
13:00
Inequality
Member State
Digital Gender Gaps and Opportunities: Fostering equal participation and ending violence against women in the connected age
Germany, Council of Europe
03/16/2021
13:00
Violence
Member State
Gender-based Violence in the Age of Digitalisation: Emerging Forms, New Approaches
Czech Republic
03/16/2021
13:00
Violence
Member State
"Thank you" Doesn't Pay the Bills: Join EPIC and Close the Gender Pay Gap
Switzerland, Equal Pay International Coalition
03/16/2021
13:00
Inequality
Member State
Access to Justice for Women and Girls with Disabilities
ADAT Foundation
03/16/2021
13:00
Justice
Civil Society
Violence at Home and Beyond: Women's Daily Lives Under COVID-19
All India Women's Conference
03/16/2021
13:00
Violence
Civil Society
Building Feminist Realities in the times of COVID19 & Ending Violence Against Women
Nigerian Feminist Forum
03/16/2021
14:00
Violence
Civil Society
COVID-19 and Violence Against Women in Migration: Policy Responses
P.E.A.C.E.
03/16/2021
14:30
Violence
Civil Society
In Search of a Round Table: Gender, Religion and Decision-Making in Public Life
Denmark, International Partnership on Religion and Sustainable Development (PaRD)
03/16/2021
15:00
Inequality
Member State
Justice for Women and Girls - it's our business
Pathfinders, Global Citizen, the National Legal Aid & Defender Association, and the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice
03/16/2021
15:00
Justice
Pathfinders
Policies for women empowerment in the post pandemic era
European Union of Women - Hellenic Section
03/16/2021
15:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Empowering Women Led Businesses for gender equality; Women in Business Network
KAGIDER
03/16/2021
15:30
Business
Civil Society
Women Human Rights Defenders: Fighting for Peace and Democracy
Human Rights Now
03/16/2021
16:00
Violence
Civil Society
Building Gender Just Societies Through Intergenerational Solidarity
Foundation for European Progressive Studies
03/16/2021
16:00
Justice
Civil Society
On the Path to Economic Justice and Rights: Working towards Women’s Economic Empowerment
Germany, Spain, Mexico, Sweden
03/16/2021
17:00
Justice
Member State
Justice for Sexual Violence in Conflicts: Challenges and Prospects
Sudan Women Rights Action
03/16/2021
17:00
Violence
Civil Society
Violence against women and girls in Latin America and the Caribbean and the Nairobi Commitments
IPPFWHR
03/16/2021
17:30
Violence
Civil Society
Violence and Gender Equality for Racialized Women in Canada
Colour of Poverty - Colour of Change
03/16/2021
18:00
Violence
Civil Society
EDVAW platform (SRVAW, CEDAW, GREVIO, MESECVI, WGDAWG, African SRWHR, Inter-American SRWHR): human rights based implementation strategies and the CSW
Switzerland (TBC), UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women, OHCHR
03/16/2021
19:00
SDG16+
Member State
Addressing Violence Against Women & Girls through challenging militarised masculinities & advocacy
Sonke Gender Justice
03/17/2021
20:00
Violence
Civil Society
Young Women Leaders in the 21st Century
Affinity Intercultural Foundation
03/17/2021
21:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Challenges and pitfalls for Women to succeed in the political arena.
Equal Measures 2030
03/17/2021
22:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Young Women Leaders: Challenges & Enabling Factors during COVID-19
International Women's Development Agency
03/17/2021
23:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Leaving No Child Behind: Ending Social Discrimination that Makes Children Vulnerable to Trafficking
ECPAT-USA
03/17/2021
11:00
Violence
Civil Society
Raising young women as decision makers
UK Civil Society Women's Alliance
03/17/2021
12:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Women, Peace and Security: Reflection on the Impact of NAPs on women’s leadership and participation: Success, Challenges and Lessons learned
Jordan, Canada, Norway, Finland, Spain, UK, UN Women
03/17/2021
12:30
Violence
Member State
Human Rights Perspective on Violence Against Older Women and Widows
International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA)
03/17/2021
12:30
Violence
Civil Society
Increasing Women's participation in decision making at local level
Forum of women's NGOs of Kyrgyzstan
03/17/2021
08:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Ensuring public participation, amplified voice and safe spaces for sex workers’ rights advocacy
The Netherlands, New Zealand, Count Me In! Consortium, NSWP
03/17/2021
12:00
Inequality
Member State
Impact of COVID-19 on Violence Against Women in Iran
Iranian Circle of Women's Intercultural Network (ICWIN)
03/17/2021
13:00
Violence
Civil Society
Myth Busting Domestic Violence At Work
Diversity Council Australia
03/17/2021
01:00
Violence
Civil Society
Changing norms, promoting rights. The power and impact of conventions.
Sweden, Montenegro, Council of Europe and Promundo
03/17/2021
13:00
Inequality
Member State
Marginalized Women in Fragile and Conflict Settings – how to make their voices count
Germnay, US, Women for Women International
03/17/2021
14:00
Inequality
Member State
Women in Politics in Africa- Reflecting on the impact of the COVID-19 on women and girls
Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF-Ghana)
03/17/2021
14:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
The Road to Equality: Preparing Women and Girls to Lead
Soroptimist International
03/17/2021
14:30
Inequality
Civil Society
International Approaches to Coordinating Community Responses: Violence Against Women
American Society of Criminology - Division of International Criminology
03/17/2021
15:00
Violence
Civil Society
Arts and Sports for Peaceful Inclusive Societies
International Organization for Victim Assistance (IOVA)
03/17/2021
15:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
In Defense of Combating Gender Based Violence Issues
NETWORK OF RURAL WOMEN PRODUCERS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
03/17/2021
15:30
Violence
Civil Society
Dialogues on the strategies of feminisms in progressive governments. Local experiences on the participation of women and diversities in the public sphere
Argentina, Mexico, Spain
03/17/2021
16:00
Inequality
Member State
Combating all Forms of Violence Against Women: Turkey Case
Set Them Free
03/17/2021
16:00
Violence
Civil Society
Violence against migrant women: empowering survivors beyond the emergency
AIDOS - Italian association for women in development
03/17/2021
16:30
Violence
Civil Society
Women's political participation and violence in Latin America and Caribbean
Fundación para Estudio e Investigacion de la Mujer
03/17/2021
16:30
Violence
Civil Society
Leadership for a Culture of Equality in Times of Peril and Peace
Baha'i International Community
03/17/2021
17:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Eliminating Intergenerational Transmission of Gender-Based Violence against Women and Girls
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
03/17/2021
17:00
Violence
Civil Society
Gender equality and domestic violence: promoting the role of families in combating violence against women and girls
Tunisia
03/17/2021
17:15
Violence
Member State
Judges Voices: The Pandemic's Impact on Women's Access to Justice
American Bar Association
03/17/2021
17:30
Justice
Civil Society
Moving from Violence against Women to Empowerment and Gender-Based Equality
IMCES
03/17/2021
17:30
Violence
Civil Society
Women in Leadership
Victoria Edmonds
03/17/2021
18:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Relentless Resilience: Gender-based Violence is a Global Emergency - It's Time to Act Accordingly
Aura Freedom International
03/17/2021
18:00
Violence
Civil Society
Achieving Women's Political Participation & Elimination of GBV as a Panacea for Gender Equality.
International Federation of Women Lawyers
03/17/2021
18:30
Inequality
Civil Society
An Agenda for Inclusion and Realization: Voices of Marginalized Communities
RFSL - The Swedish Federation for LGBTQI Rights
03/18/2021
20:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Women Delivering Justice: Achieving Gender Parity in the Justice Sector
IDLO, International Association of Women Judges, American Bar Association, the Institute on African Women in Law
03/18/2021
09:00
Justice
Civil Society
Justice on the Frontline: Tackling gender injustice during the pandemic
Namati, Legal Empowerment Network, Pathfinders for Peaceful Just and Inclusive Societies, Themis, FIDA Uganda, Association for Emancipation, Solidarity and Equality of Women-ESE
03/18/2021
11:00
Justice
Pathfinders
Diversity and Women's Leadership: Contributions to an effective COVID-19 response
IFRC
03/18/2021
13:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
International Support for Afghan Women’s Rights: The role of bilateral and multilateral support for the protection of women’s rights in Afghanistan
Afghanistan
03/18/2021
13:00
Inequality
Member State
Reclaiming Gender Justice: Countering National, Regional and Global Backlashes
Sweden, ACT Alliance, Act Church of Sweden, Side by Side: Faith Movement for Gender Justice
03/18/2021
13:00
Justice
Member State
Generation Equality Forum - Curtain raiser Interactive Virtual Side Event at the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women
Mexico, France, UN Women
03/18/2021
14:00
SDG16+
Member State
Ending Sexual Violence Against Women
No Limits For Women
03/18/2021
14:30
Violence
Civil Society
Making Public Spaces within Cities Safe for Women and Girls
The Links, Incorporated
03/18/2021
14:30
Violence
Civil Society
Toward the 2030 Female Leader Profile
Guapalita Women Empowerment
03/18/2021
14:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Widowhood, Empowerment, and the Path to Public Life
Sierra Leone
03/18/2021
15:00
Inequality
Member State
Towards the conquest of the right to abortion. Synergies between feminist movements and progressive governments. The Argentine experience.
Argentina, France
03/18/2021
16:00
Inequality
Member State
Creating Safe Spaces For Women, Girls abd the Vulnerable
My Take Initiative
03/19/2021
20:30
Violence
Civil Society
A Seat At The Table: Addressing Violence in Sex Trafficking and Prostitution
Women Graduates-USA
03/19/2021
21:00
Violence
Civil Society
5 years of SDGs and feminist paths to just recovery
Women's Major Group
03/19/2021
13:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Reimagining the Leadership Table With Women's Full And Effective Participation & Decision-Making
Word of Life Christian Fellowship (UN ECOSOC NGO)
03/19/2021
13:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Exploited and Human Trafficked - The Global Shadow Pandemic and Institutional Betrayal Epidemic
Business and Professional Women International Canada
03/19/2021
13:30
Violence
Civil Society
Barriers to Political Participation and Leadership of Women
Instituto pelo Diálogo Intercultural
03/19/2021
17:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Political participation of women:perspectives and challenges
Paideia Civica
03/19/2021
17:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Building Peaceful Societies Through Inclusive Citizenship Policy Frameworks
Canadian Federation For Citizenship
03/20/2021
22:30
Violence
Civil Society
Transforming Pandemic challenges for SDGs and gender equality
Stree Aadhar Kendra (Women Development Center)
03/20/2021
12:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Gender Justice Superheroes
Host: Peace One Day, with OHCHR. Partners: Pathfinders, SDG Global Action Campaign and Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford University and the city of The Hague.
03/20/2021
16:00
Justice
Pathfinders
Why we need a feminist vision for Agenda 2030
Women Engage for a Common Future
03/21/2021
13:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Stop Gender Based Violence
Foundation for European Progressive Studies
03/21/2021
13:00
Violence
Civil Society
Why a Feminist Foreign Policy and leadership can advance gender equality?
International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)
03/21/2021
13:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Prevention+ Uganda - coalition building to reduce GBV
Sonke Gender Justice
03/21/2021
13:00
Violence
Civil Society
Equal Pay for Women: Tools and Policies
Czech Republic
03/21/2021
13:00
Inequality
Member State
Dual Pandemics: Psychological Approaches to Gender-Based Violence during Covid-19
American Psychological Association
03/21/2021
14:00
Violence
Civil Society
First Ladies Relevance to Post COVID-19 SDGs-Economic Recovery
Equal Rights for Persons with Disabilities International, Inc
03/21/2021
14:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Women in Leadership: From Recovery to Resilience
LeadHership Refined
03/21/2021
16:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Ending All Forms of Violence Against Women and Girls
Human Rights Defenders e.V.
03/21/2021
17:30
Violence
Civil Society
Girls, Politics, and Power: A Conversation with Youth Activists
Girls Learn International
03/21/2021
19:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Economic empowerment through public procurement and financial inclusion
International Federation of Business and Professional Women
03/22/2021
22:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Using SDG concepts to successfully maintain society compacting COVID -19 threats
Zonta International
03/22/2021
01:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Addressing Domestic Violence: Lessons from the Grassroots for Realizing SDG-5
VIVAT International
03/22/2021
11:00
Violence
Civil Society
Taking the Lead - Women brokering Peace in Conflict
Commission of Churches in International Affairs
03/22/2021
11:30
Violence
Civil Society
Women's empowerment for Equal Participation and Decision-Making in Public Life
International Council of Women (ICW-CIF)
03/22/2021
11:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Gender Justice & The Law: Implications of inequality before the law for full and effective participation and decision-making in public life, as well as the elimination of violence
Jordan, Morocco, Qatar, UNDP, UN Women, UNFPA, ESCWA
03/22/2021
12:00
Justice
Member State
Tackling gender equality through a care economy
Pathfinders, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO)
03/22/2021
12:00
Inequality
Pathfinders
Access to Justice on GBV Cases during Covid-19
Forum for Women, Law and Development
03/22/2021
13:00
Justice
Civil Society
Combating violence against women and girls - Best practices to improve access to support systems in times of crisis
Germany
03/22/2021
13:00
Violence
Member State
Increasing Female Business and Political Leadership in Local Communities
United Macedonian Diaspora
03/22/2021
13:00
Business
Civil Society
Amplifying Women's Voices in Peacebuilding Processes
The Center for Advancement in Development Rights (CEADER)
03/22/2021
13:00
Violence
Civil Society
Equality in Family Law: Committing to Reform
Sweden, Maldives, UN Women, Global Campaign for Equality in Family Law
03/22/2021
14:00
Justice
Member State
Preventing and Addressing Gender Based Violence, through Security, Healing and Empowerment - SHE
Grace Initiative Global
03/22/2021
14:00
Violence
Civil Society
Women's Participation in Decision-making and Leadership
Women's Freedom Forum
03/22/2021
15:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Migration and Immigrants' Inclusion based SDGs
Zonta International
03/23/2021
00:00
Inequality
Civil Society
SOAR with Women Peacebuilders: WPS Agenda Turns 21 in 2021
International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN)
03/23/2021
09:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
An innovative model for SDGs and prevention of gender-based violence
Taiwan coaltion against violence (TCAV)
03/23/2021
12:00
Violence
Civil Society
The Impact of COVID-19 and Responsive Strategies from Female Business Leaders
Taipei 101 Women's Entrepreneurs Association
03/23/2021
14:30
Business
Civil Society
Women Leaders as Advocates for Equality and Inclusion of LGBTI Persons
Denmark, Parliamentarians for Global Action
03/23/2021
13:30
Inequality
Member State
Ensuring Gender Equality in the COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out, Therapeutics and Care
Canada, South Africa (sponsor countries TBC), World Health Organization
03/23/2021
14:00
Inequality
Member State
Intimate Partner Violence and COVID-19: What Can Employers Do?
Society of Gender Professionals
03/23/2021
14:30
Business
Civil Society
City Leadership for Better Urban Safety and Security Outcomes
+Peace, Pathfinders
03/23/2021
17:30
Violence
Pathfinders
Mobilizing for Change: Girls and Boys Act NOW to End GBV
World Vision
03/24/2021
09:00
Violence
Civil Society
Eliminating Discriminatory Laws: Achieving Gender Equality on Paper and in Practice During Challenging Times
IDLO, World Bank
03/24/2021
09:00
Justice
Civil Society
Women Leaders as Advocates for Equality and Inclusion of LGBTI Persons
Permanent Mission of Denmark to the UN, Parliamentarians for Global Action, and others
03/24/2021
09:30
SDG16+
Civil Society
Examining the Implementation and Efficacy of National Strategies to Combat Violence and Ensure the Advancement of Women
Jordan, Palestine, UN-ESCWA
03/24/2021
12:30
Violence
Member State
Front and Center: Women, Grassroots Atrocity Prevention and Justice Initiatives
The International Coalition of Sites of Conscience
03/24/2021
13:00
Justice
Civil Society
The Gender Gap Application: Measuring Women's Influence in International Fora
Women at the Table
03/24/2021
13:30
Inequality
Civil Society
Women’s full and effective participation in decision-making: Women Leaders in the Military
Latvia, Canada, Liberia and Norway
03/24/2021
14:00
Inequality
Member State
Social and economic inclusion of migrant and trafficked women
Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women
03/24/2021
16:00
Inequality
Civil Society
Policies and Priorities for 2021 in a World Disrupted and Transformed
Democracy Cafe Reutligen
03/24/2021
17:00
SDG16+
Civil Society
Women at the Frontline of Reducing Gun Violence
UN SDG Action Campaign, Pathfinders
03/25/2021
9:00
Violence
Pathfinders
Is Science Crucial for Serving as a Catalyst for Shaping Policies?
Democracy Cafe Reutligen
03/26/2021
17:00
SDG16+
Civil Society