In life, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate and fight for.

Caroline from Sweden, during a discussion about the role of rural women in the discussion of Rio+20.  She was highlighting about the need to include women’s participation in all levels of sustainable development discussions. -Daniele Peter, LWF

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Tell them things really aren’t that bad in Gaza

Palestinian speaker on panel in Presbyterian side event on stories her friend in Gaza asked her to bring to CSW.

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Prostitution is not a noun.

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Once we leave this room, once we leave the wonderful communion and cooperation of the UNCSW, we are all going to be competing for the same resources.  Because of the  current state of the economy, we cannot afford to compete.  Instead we must learn to collaborate with each other and coordinate our goals in order to achieve the change we all desire.

Panel speaker at UN Foundation side event

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The Church needs to go back to social justice.