Testimonials – Learning Opportunities

Amelia Haslett

“What an unforgettable experience. I never would have imagined that in the space of a week, I’d be able to go somewhere and return as a new version of myself…”
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Lauren Davies

“I’d like to begin by extending my thanks to NAWO and Widows for Peace through Democracy, as well as to Zarin Hainsworth, for giving me the overwhelming experience…”
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Anonymous #1

“International instruments such as agreements, conventions, declarations and agencies that relate to women have been designed and developed for organisations to use…”
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Nina Perry

“Our visit to Geneva to attend the 66th session of CEDAW began on Friday 10th February 2017, as we started with a meeting with Anna-Therese McGivern from UPR-info…”
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Katherine Skingles

“When my alarm woke me at 2:30AM on the Friday morning, the sheer scale of our CEDAW trip struck me, and I finally began to truly realise what the week ahead might bring…”
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Mina Shepherd

“Trip to Tanzania 2016 was fantastic , many, many thanks to Zarin & Soroush’s hard work in getting it all organised so that things ran smoothly…”
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Mica Smith

“This experience for me was life changing, I left home thinking I was going to help others, but came home feeling it was me that had been helped…”
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Izzy Dalby

“To begin, I would like to thank NAWO for accrediting me and Zarin Hainsworth of Serene Communications for making my trip to CSW61 possible…”
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Precious

“I was incredibly lucky to have had the opportunity to go to CSW61, I was accredited by Widow’s Right’s International and it’s thanks to them…”
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Anonymous #4

“I attended CSW this year and it was a life-changing experience. It gave me the opportunity to talk to experts on issues I care about, and hear about experiences…”
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Grace Wilce

“During my time at CSW62, I have learnt a great deal about myself, for example I feel much more confident in public speaking and expressing my thoughts amongst…”
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Emily Spellman

“Whilst I was at CSW I learnt more about the issues which women face and the running of the United Nations than I could even begin to explain…”
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Hero Robinson Mccann

“My time at CSW taught me so much more than I was expecting and it has changed the way i see the issues of women across the world…”
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Kerry Lindeque

“One of the most important things I learned during CSW was the power of giving a voice to the voiceless.Hearing women from rural backgrounds use…”
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Laura Manley

“Meeting Alais and Maria from Tanzania, who are part of the charity Naserian, and hearing all about the work they do to empower widows was a real…”
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Sophie Cappell

“When I first heard about the possibility of attending the Commission on the Status of Women in New York I had no idea what the week would entail…”
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Sienna Ambler

“After hearing about CSW in New York a couple of years ago I knew it was something that I desperately wanted to do. Throughout my whole school…”
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Rachael Smith

“I learnt so much and had my eyes opened to the reality of so many issues that had never entered my mind before. For example: Did you know…”
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Poppy Ulett

“The prospect of going to New York and attending the commission really excited me. The fact that I was given such a unique opportunity to attend such a prestigious…”
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Mina Clarke

“I attended an event by Medical Women’s International about women doctors achieving gender equality/empowerment in a rural setting. The event was very…”
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Mia Denman

“It is hard to express just how incredible the experience was and is hard to articulate the complexities and intricacies of everything…”
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Lucy Jenkins

“As a result of having a long history of strong opinions and cemented feelings towards the position of women, I was delighted to hear about CSW…”
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Charlotte Bullock

“About three weeks before I left for New York, I got the topic of my speech, Brexit. I decided to title my speech ‘How will Brexit effect young women…”
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Cecily Pontac

“I grew up in a family of six girls and one boy. My mother and father are professionals who work full time. They share chores equally…”
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Cara Hart

“From the time when I first became aware of the NAWO CSW Youth Alliance, I knew it was something that I would be interested in. Yet little could…”
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Bella Brown

“Throughout the week at CSW while we were there, I learned so much it’s hard to know where to begin. It was not just content that we learnt…”
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