Gender net : women's economic rights in Africa-examining the challenge
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa. African Centre for Gender and Development;
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The global review of the implementation of the Beijing commitments (Beijing +10) showed that some progress towards gender equality has been made, albeit patchy and uneven in some areas. Since then, the discussion of gender issues has deepened and gender has become part of the political agenda of almost all countries. However, the biggest challenge that remains is how to go beyond the rhetoric and make commitments for action operational.