61st session – March 2017
The 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.
The priority theme discussed was Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work. In addition, the Commission evaluated progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from its 58th session on the achievements in implementing the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls. The session also addressed the emerging issue of the empowerment of Indigenous women and girls.
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