Women

Accessing our inner resources, or re-sourcing our spiritual power

Any form of discrimination or prejudice is destructive to a world that depends on the strategic balance of a full and equal partnership between women and men. Therefore, a harmonious partnership between both genders must be grounded in a deep understanding and appreciation of human nature. The problems at the core of gender equality and equity have arisen through suppression and the wrong use of power. For these to be corrected there must be a change of attitude rather than a reversal of positions or roles. There must be a change of consciousness, a heightening of awareness, which takes its birth from a foundation of spirituality rather than from a foundation of sexuality.

Our organization was founded on a vision that helped to free women from certain forms of oppression. Within our organisation, women continue to work as the main spiritual teachers, with the full cooperation and support of men who hold other key positions. Statistics continually affirm that when women and girls of a community are well, many other positive indicators of that community increase. This has been our experience as an organization since our foundation years.

We participated in the world conferences of Nairobi and Beijing and since 2007 we have been active participants with the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Our general consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) afford us the privilege of submitting organizational statements (see ‘position papers’) as official UN documents, widely distributing our expertise on women. We regularly and diligently support the work of CSW and UN Women to further our combined vision of a harmonious and symbiotic relationship between women and men, the world over.

Sustainable Development Goals Summit 2023 (SDG Summit)
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Sustainable Development Goals Summit 2023 (SDG Summit)

We are people and planet at the UNHQ, NY 16 – 17 September 2023

The SDG Summit was held at the UNHQ for 2 days with civil society which was followed by 2 more days of discussions and conversations with …

Brahma Kumaris during NGO CSW67 Highlights
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Brahma Kumaris during NGO CSW67 Highlights

Women’s Transformative Leadership in a Digital Age

On March 9, 2023, the Brahma Kumaris organized a parallel event during 67th. Session on the Commission of the Status of Women, (CSW 67)  entitled “Women’s Transformative Leadership in a Digital Age” which …

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Shakti: Harnessing the Power of Self.
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Shakti: Harnessing the Power of Self.

A women’s empowerment event dedicated to the UN International Women’s Day. 

An interactive workshop organized by Brahma Kumaris Meditation Center in Cinnaminson, NJ, USA and facilitated by two of Brahma Kumaris representatives at the UN, BK Julia Grindon-Welch and BK …

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The Role of Consciousness in Transformation: Women Leading the Way
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The Role of Consciousness in Transformation: Women Leading the Way

CSW 66 Parallel event: Wednesday, March 23, 8:00-10:00am, EST

The Brahma Kumaris United Nations office hosted a virtual parallel event during the United Nations 66th Session for the Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW 66) on March 23, …

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Climate Action Week
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Climate Action Week

September 2019

With the arrival of Greta Thunberg to New York on a ship, the excitement of the people increased and the determination to take action for the climate became stronger. Thousands showed their support in various ways by participating …

Climate Change Conference – Spain
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Climate Change Conference – Spain

December 1 – 13, 2019, Madrid

The Brahma Kumaris actively participated in this conference with a delegation of 10. Many workshops, meditation gatherings, interfaith conversations, and interviews were organized during the two weeks. You are welcome to visit the website …

Brahma Kumaris at 68th. UN CSC in Utah.
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Brahma Kumaris at 68th. UN CSC in Utah.

August 26 -28, 2019, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City

About 5,000 participants from over 100 countries attended the annual UN NGO conference held in Salt Lake City (SLC) in the magnificent Salt Palace Convention Center. The hospitality of …

BK events during CSW63
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BK events during CSW63

Awareness to Action: Empowering Women to Advocate for Themselves

Monday, March 11, Armenian Convention Center, NYC

It is time that spirituality and values be given their rightful place as a formidable mechanism for personal change – which is a necessary

Girls Rule
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Girls Rule

The Department of Information Briefing, Thursday, October 25, 2018

An excited gathering of girls, women, boys and men filled the ECOSOC Chambers as we prepared to celebrate ‘Girls Rule.’

A panel of experienced and highly accomplished women addressed the audience, …

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The Global Movement for The Culture of Peace
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The Global Movement for The Culture of Peace

“The Culture of Peace: A Credible Pathway to Sustaining Peace.” Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The General Assembly Hall of the UNHQ in New York was the chosen place where member states, civil society and the private sector convened to share …


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