In preparation for CSW 61, the Faith and Feminism Working Group submits a statement on feminist faith actors pivotal role to play in the economic and social development of their communities. Without recognizing and effectively partnering with feminist faith-based actors, the Sustainable Development Goals cannot be achieved by 2030.
The Faith and Feminism Working Group is a civil society led coalition, targeting the gender equality discourse at the United Nations. It is comprised of faith-based organizations, scholars, secular organizations and social justice groups working towards gender equality through the lens of faith and feminism.
The Faith and Feminism Working Group shares questions to identify and share existing religious resources as well as challenge religious practices that undermine women’s contributions to vibrant economies and gives recommendations to the international community, Member States and United Nations agencies
For the full statement click here.