Economic and Social Council


WOM/2235

Representatives of Member States today delivered voluntary presentations on their national efforts on the review theme “Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls” as the Commission on the Status of Women continued its sixty-eighth session.

WOM/2233

Stressing the impact of elements including conflict, pay inequity and informal labour on the gender poverty gap, ministers and officials from around the world called for greater efforts to reverse trends indicating that 8 per cent of the world’s women will still be living on less than $2 per day by 2030, as the Commission on the Status of Women continued its sixty-eighth session.