The Cambridge Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW) is a City department whose purpose is to ensure women and girls equal economic, social, political, and educational opportunities throughout the city.

Upcoming Events

February 23 Huddle for Warmth at Gendel’s Den

6pm   87 Winthrop St., Harvard Square
Women in Cambridge and the Cambridge Women’s Commission Unite! Come learn more about this exciting partnering.

March 5 Women and Words! Street Harassment 101

7pm   City Hall Annex, 344 Broadway
Join us for a lively and engaging discussion with Katie Zeigler, founding member of Safe Hub Collective and former Director of Hollaback! Boston.

March 6 International Women’s Day Breakfast: Making Women’s Right’s Real

7:30am   Simmons College
More details coming soon!

March 24 One Woman’s Courage: Empowering Nepal’s Lowest Caste Women

6:30pm Refreshments, 7pm Film and Discussion   Cambridge Main Library, Auditorium
Join us for a screening of the micro-documentary, Untouchable, about human rights activist Dr. Bishnu Maya Pariyar’s journey back to the village where she was born and raised as one of Nepal’s Dalits, the so called untouchable people. The film depicts the tremendous obstacles of gender and caste discrimination, poverty and exclusion that Dr. Pariyar overcame. Discussion follows.

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