Every three years, Commonwealth Ministers responsible for women’s affairs meet to discuss progress and challenges relating to gender equality in the Commonwealth. Civil society play an important role in monitoring and assessing governments' progress to achieve gender equality.
How are we helping
The Foundation convenes a delegation of civil society to participate in discussions. This platform is an opportunity for civil society to meet, share and discuss critical issues and barriers to delivering gender equality and engage with Ministers and Senior officials.
About the project
Please refer to project updates.
Update: July 2019 At the 11th Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting (11WAMM), held in September 2016 hosted by the Government of…Read now
Diana Atungire-Ocaya, the Commonwealth Foundation's governance programme manager, reflects on the 11th Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministerial Meeting, and asks what it might take to bring about change for women and girls.Read now
15-17 June, 2013, Dhaka, Bangladesh Every three years, Commonwealth Ministers responsible for women’s affairs meet to discuss progress and challenges…Read now
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