AlthoughMichaela Marksová Tominová studied natural sciences, she has long been engaged with the issue of gender equality. This is the politicians view on the implementation of Beijing +20 in the Czech Republic
One cannot expect specific practical results from large global meetings like the Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995, as their purpose is entirely symbolic. But Beijing succeeded in mobilising world public opinion and in validating the issue of equal rights for women as an inalienable component of human rights.
The sterilization of women without their consent remains a persistent problem for public health systems worldwide. Public health administrators and justice systems have yet to learn the lessons of such abuses.