Beijing+20 - Across Areas

Beijing+20 - Across Areas

Photo: UN Photo/Zheng Yan Hui. All rights reserved.

Articles

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Th Heinrich-Boell-Foundation in Nairobi has created six illustrations that highlight and discuss some of the ongoing challenges around the imporant tasks of targeting and reaching men as advocates for gender equality in Kenya.

Barbara Lochbihler at the Women's Conference on Beijing+20 in Cambodia
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Barbara Lochbihler resumes the efforts of the Women's League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in promoting peace and equal rights in the context of the Beijing Conference in 1995.

Detail from the Publication by hbs Cambodia
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What is the legacy of the Beijing Conference, and its relevance today in Cambodia? A new publication by hbs Cambodia collects excerpts from the discussion that took place on the 16th of February 2015 at Metahouse in Phnom Penh.

CSW59 Closing Session
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The exceptional status of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (which is one of the longstanding issues on the UN agenda) is one of the intriguing puzzles of current global feminist politics. Could it be that the situation of Palestinian women and girls under Israeli occupation is the most extreme breach of the Beijing Platform of Action?

The Heinrich-Böll-Foundation Brazil asked four female Experts from different generations to reflect the progress of women’s rights in Brazil since 1995.

Good to Know

  • Progress of the World's Women 2015/2016: detailed report by the UN Women on the economical barriers facing women, and strategies of improving the political participation of women on a global scale. more>>
  • Beijing Platform for Action
    Read the 1995 Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action here
    [PDF].
    An overview the Platform's 12 critical areas of concern by the UN Women. more>>
  • Women in Armed Conflicts: in the context of the CSW 59, the GWI co-hosted an event at concering a pressing issue for the Platform - women in armed conflicts. more>>

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