Coronavirus Forces UN Women to Postpone Feminist Forums in Mexico City and Paris

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The two sessions of the Global Equality Forum that had been planned for Mexico City in May and Paris in July will be postponed until next year. Pictured: The closing session of the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference on the Beijing+25 Review in Bangkok, November 2019. (UN Women Asia and the Pacific)

UN Women is postponing two long-planned international meetings designed to give civil society groups a leading role in advancing gender rights 25 years after a landmark 1995 Beijing conference on women.

The two sessions of the Global Equality Forum that had been planned for Mexico City in May and Paris in July will be postponed until next year. As a voice for nongovernmental organizations, the Forum was intended to discuss and recommend…

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