Nomarussia Bonase was born in 1966 in Apartheid South Africa. Early on, her struggle for equal rights begins. Later she joins the Khulumani Support Group founded by women. A portrait of the winner of the Anne-Klein-Women’s-Award 2017.
For feminist and women's rights activist Lina Abou Habib, the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action can be considered a milestone in fighting for women's rights in Lebanon. An interview by Noor Baalbaki
20 years after the Beijing Platform for Action, Kasumi Nakagawa, Professor at the Pannasastra University of Cambodia, reports on the improvements and challenges regarding gender equality in education and employment in Cambodia.
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 Stiftung Southern Africa office spoke to five leading women’s rights activists on their perceptions of the challenges that women in South Africa face today and whether the Beijing Declaration, and South Africa’s commitment to it, remains relevant to addressing those challenges.