NEW YORK, Feb 29 ( – The 44th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)  began yesterday and will run to March 17. Eleven days of the three-week session will be allocated to the Commission acting as the final Preparatory Committee for the General Assembly Special Session, “Women 2000: Gender Equality, Development and Peace for the 21st Century” (Beijing +5).

Three main documents were included with the information packages to delegates and together they demonstrate that a major focus of the whole exercise remains the promotion of abortion, “emergency contraception” and sex education for children and adolescents.

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