We are very proud that our Board Secretary Jessica Buchleitner is featured on the series “Wife Talk” about her recent trip to the 57th annual session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. This 12 min video addresses some of the common challenges faced during this meeting at the UN. For the full report, read her debriefing.
Thank you Jessica, superb summary of the UN event. My big takeaway from the sessions: think globally, act locally. Locally can mean house by house, street by street. NGOs are doing most of the work. Another big takeaway: violence against women is so culturally entrenched and accepted by both males and females, that the best way to eliminate it is incrementally, small step by small step — a hard pill to swallow, but in the end it’s the strategy of small wins that wins.