PPSEAWA Hawaii and UN Advocacy

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PPSEAWA Hawaii’s programs and projects continue to follow the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal # 5 Gender Equality — the stand-alone goal to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Programs included discussion of human trafficking lead by SWCC staff members and presentation by law enforcement officers and undercover agents who work with young women who find themselves in difficult situations.

PPSEAWA has Consultative Status in Category II to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), with the privilege and responsibility of making its voice heard in international decision-making. The organization is represented at the United Nations in New York, and Geneva, and at ESCAP, UNICEF, and UNESCO.