Press Release, Woman of distintion. See complete note:  NGO CSW 201babel bianco7

(March 6, 2017) – New York, NY – The NGO Committee on the Status of Women is proud to announce Dr. Mabel Bianco, from Buenos Aires, Argentina, as the 2017 Woman of Distinction Awardee.

Dr. Mabel Bianco is a crusader for women’s rights in Latin America and the world. She has implemented policies to save women’s lives, particularly regarding breast cancer, gender-based violence, HIV/AIDS, and sexual and reproductive rights. Her work has built a stronger feminist movement in Latin America. Bianco’s work is cross-sectional, spanning medicine, public health, policy formation, feminist network building, and UN gender reform. NGO CSW/NY is proud to name Dr. Mabel Bianco as our Woman of Distinction for CSW61.