Opening of 57th Session of Commission on Status of Women
The fifty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) opened at UN Headquarters in New York. The session will continue through 15 March 2013, and will focus on the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.
Michelle Bachelet (left), Executive Director of UN Women, addresses the opening of the session. At right is Marjon V. Kamara, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Liberia to the UN and Chair of the Commission.