Commission on the Status of Women 61 (CSW61)

Commission on the Status of Women 61 (CSW61)

The Brahma Kumaris at the UN, NY, delegation of four, co-hosted and participated in a number of events during CSW61. You are invited to read the summaryof these programs below.

 

Panel of speakers at the ‘Yoga: The Feminine

International Women’s Day Worldwide

International Women’s Day Worldwide

Many Brahma Kumaris centers across the world organized programs to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) under the theme: Empowering Women in the Changing World of Work. Here is a summary of a few of the events that took …

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Mental Health for All: Local Strategies
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Mental Health for All: Local Strategies

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, ECOSOC Chambers, UNHQ, NY

Mental Health For All (UN Photo, Evan Schneider)

Mental Health For All: Ms. Chirlane McCray (UN Photo, Evan Schneider)

The New York City’s Mayor’s Office for International Affairs has an innovative approach to tackling mental health challenges against the backdrop …

Sustainability & Age – Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment: Update on Habitat III
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Sustainability & Age – Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment: Update on Habitat III

Thursday, January 5, 2017

A room filled with concerned citizens regarding urbanization gathered to share and discuss next steps to this vital and important societal issue. A powerful panel of 3 speakers offered a cross section of views that generated …

Mental Health and Wellness at the Heart of the Sustainable Development Goals
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Mental Health and Wellness at the Heart of the Sustainable Development Goals

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

The Permanent Missions of Canada and Palau to the United Nations collaborated with the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) to address this much needed worldwide concern: Mental Health and Wellness at the Heart of the …

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Brahma Kumaris Position on Child Marriage

Brahma Kumaris Position on Child Marriage

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May 2016

As the world’s largest spiritual organization led by women, the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) is especially committed to the realization of the potential of girls and women.  We understand that it is not only the

Disabilities in the Post 2015 Millennium Development Goals Agenda
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Disabilities in the Post 2015 Millennium Development Goals Agenda

Wednesday, 28th August 2013

Asha

Ultimately, I found that a general umbrella theme emerged from the discussions of that evening and they were centred on these two words: “Human Rights”. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states in its very first …

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CSW57: A Night of Healing
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CSW57: A Night of Healing

On March 13, 2013, during the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), a community event in honor of Women’s History Month, called A Night of Healing: Discovering Our Inner Strength and Courage was sponsored by W.A.R.M. (We …

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Wellbeing and Happiness
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Wellbeing and Happiness

Wellbeing and Happiness

People everywhere (or certainly at the UN) are desperately trying to find solutions for the track of global demise that we are on. And much of the lead up to Rio+20 by world leaders and representatives from …

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