Daily Archives: November 22, 2014

22 Nov. 2014

Presentation at opening of the UNECE Beijing+20 CSO Forum, by Sascha Gabizon, WECF International, 3 November 2014, Geneva Lessons 20 years after the 4th World Women’s Conference: “where are we now, where we need to be”

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22 Nov. 2014

FEMNET report on African CSO Beijing+20 participation and policy statement, 17 November 2014

African women have been at the forefront of shaping the global agenda for women’s rights from the 3rd World Conference on Women in Nairobi in 1985 that resulted in the “Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies”. The 4th World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995 was chaired by a prominent African woman, Mrs. Gertrude Mongella, who alongside other African women ensured that the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action’s (BDPfA) 12 critical areas of concern reflected priorities of African women and girls. […]