Commission on the Status of Women session examines world of work for women

Commission on the Status of Women session examines world of work for women

This year’s theme focuses on women and the changing world of work, something highlighted during the U.N.’s commemoration on this year’s International Women’s Day (which, by the way, could not accommodate all of the people who showed up for it — people were literally turned away at the doors of the U.N.’s Trusteeship Council Chamber).

But many women — including many of the Catholic sisters who represent their congregations at the U.N. — were keenly disappointed that a woman was not appointed secretary-general last year, especially since there were a number of women who were extremely qualified for the job.

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