The theme of the conference is: "Confronting adversity: Women in Media during
conflict and crisis."
"The economic model is not working"
Several thousand Women from around the globe, who are active in women’s issues, have been flooding into New York to learn, network and lobby around the annual meeting of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61) which aims to shape global standards on global progress to equality. This year’s emphasis is on the changing world of work.