Photo of the Week: Dominican Sisters International with Dominican Sisters from the U.S. Gathered in New York for the 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN

From left to right: Sister Else-Britt Nilsen (Norway); Sister Elsie Bagaypo (Timor Leste); Sister Margaret Mayce, OP (UN/NGO, Dominican Sister of Amityville); Sister Anjana Parmar (India); Cassie Vazquez (DSC/DomLife Editor); Sister Marcelline Koch, OP (North American Co-Promoter of Justice, Dominican Sister of Springfield); Sister Ana Belen Verisimo (Brazil); Sister Bernadette Mwita (Kenya); Sister Viviana Sisack (Argentina); Sister Julienne Nikiema (Ivory Coast); Sister Mary Alice Hannan, OP (Dominican Sister of Hope).

The 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations started March 14, 2016 and will be in session until tomorrow, March 24, 2016. The Commission’s priority theme is “Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development.” 

Please see the next issue of DomLife for more news on the 60th session of the CSW.