Patriarchy, colonialism and other systems of oppression reinforce inequalities, deny girls, women, gender non-conforming and trans people their agency and block progress toward achieving sustainable development.
Joyce Hamilton (COC Netherlands, Netherlands) delivered her statement on behalf of the Women’s Major Group, at the 15th meeting: Leaving No One Behind: are we succeeding? – Wrap-up of the first week, at the High-level Political Forum, held in New York, at the UNHQ, on 13th July 2018.
Download the statement here.
Watch her speech here.