CSW68: changing the game

This year, the 68th Session (11 – 22nd will focus on the priority theme: ‘Accelerating the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls by addressing poverty and strengthening institutions and financing with a gender perspective’, and the review theme: ‘Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure’. ​ 

ACT Alliance will be represented by over 30 delegates, from diverse regions and faith-based organisations, who have been engaging in a series of capacity strengthening workshops, which is rooted in the experiences and expertise of our members from around the world. Focus is being given to supporting advocacy before, during and after the Commission.  

Our key messages for #CSW68 include: 

  1. Faith Actors and Networks as Transformative Change-makers 
  2. Transforming Economic Models, Institutions and Finance for Gender Justice 
  3. Addressing Unpaid Care Work and Social Protection 

4. Transforming Social Norms and Reforming Discriminatory Laws 

5. Investing in Collective and Locally led Gender Transformative Approaches. 

Read our Key Messages at #CSW68 in depth to find out more.   

You can read the ACT Alliance written statement: E/CN.6/2024/NGO/44 

We are also providing written input into the draft negotiations, if you are a Member State and wish to receive our input, please email: Rachel.Tavernor@actalliance.org   

Follow our advocacy on social media via LinkedIn and Twitter/X using the hashtags #TheRoad2Equality #CSW68  

Our events

Join ACT Alliance at #CSW68 on #TheRoad2Equality

You can also download an overview of our events here


Monday 11th March 24, 12:30 – 14:00 EDT, 2nd Floor, UN Church Center, More info, Co-hosted by Women in Migration Network with members, including ACT Alliance 

Tuesday 12th March 24, 8:30 – 10:00 EDT, Virtual, More info, Co-hosted by ACT Alliance, the Lutheran World Federation, Norwegian Church Aid and Felm 

Wednesday 13th March 24, 14:30 – 16:00 EDT, 8th floor, UN Church Center, More info, Cohosted by ACT Alliance with members 

Wednesday 13th March 24, 17:30 – 18:45 EDT, Church of Sweden, 5 E 48th St, More info, Government Offices of Sweden, Chile, UN Women and the Global Campaign for Equality in Family Law, including ACT Alliance & Act Church of Sweden 

Thursday 14th March 2024, 8:45 – 10:00 EDT, Church of Sweden, 5 E 48th St, More info, Co-hosted by Germany, Government Offices of Sweden, Canada, UNFPA, ACT Alliance, GIN SSOGIE, Act Church of Sweden, The Network of Religious and Traditional Peacemakers, Act Ubumbano, Kvinna till Kvinna 

Thursday 14th March 24, 10:45 – 12:00 EDT, Church of Sweden, 5 E 48th St, More info, Co-hosted by Finland, Kenya, Felm, ACT Alliance, DanChurchAid, World Council of Churches, Act Church of Sweden, Lutheran World Federation, World Renew, Christian Aid, Norwegian Church Aid 

Friday 15th March 2024, 10:00 – 11:15 EDT, Permanent Mission of Senegal, More info Co-hosted by Global Affairs Canada, Government of Senegal, UN Women, World Renew, ACT Alliance, and the Ontario Council for International Cooperation 

Monday 18th March 24, 09:30 – 11:00 EDT,Co-hosted by ACT Alliance, the Network for Religious and Traditional Peacemakers, GIN SSOGIE, Act Church of Sweden, Christian Aid and Queen’s University, Private invite only, for more information, please email: rachel.tavernor@actalliance.org  

Tuesday 19th March, 10:30 – 12:00 EDT, Lower Level, Salvation Army, More info, Co-hosted by Christian Aid, ACT Alliance, Development Initiatives, Oxfam, CASA, Akina Mama Wa Afrika, FEMNET, CSVR, and Commission for Gender Equality

Gender justice: the solution must be built together

Our participation at the UN Commission on the Status of Women brings together members who are contributing to the ACT Alliance Global Gender Justice Programme. You can hear some of the voices of our membership share why faith-based actors are critical for advancing gender justice on the road to equality.

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