Abuja Declaration on Participatory Development : The role of women in Africa in the 1990s
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
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The Abuia Declaration on Participatory Development: The Rote of Women in the 1990s is the outcome of the fourth Regional Conference on the Integration of Women in Development and on the Implementation of the Arusha Strategies for the Advancement of Women in Africa, held in Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria, from 6 to 10 November 1989. The Conference was jointly sponsored by the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and the Africa Regional Co-ordinating Committee for the Integration of Women in Development, which is a subsidiary organ of the Commission. The Conference, considered to be one of the largest African women's conferences to be held on the continent, was attended by over 41 African Governments, observers from United Nations and international organizations and non-governmental organizations. The participants ranged from rural women to professional cadres to wives of Heads of State. The total number of participants was 1,187.
Citation“United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa (1990). Abuja Declaration on Participatory Development : The role of women in Africa in the 1990s. [Addis Ababa] :. © UN. ECA,. http://hdl.handle.net/10855/5680”
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