Report of the international conference on African Women and Economic Development : investing in our future
This document focuses on the report of the international conference on “African women and economic development: investing in our future” held on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the economic commission for Africa. ...
Beijing +5 : what do natioanl plans of action contain for rural women
The Minister of Social Affairs and the Promotion of Women from Togo, Ms Tembé Ashira AISAH-ASSIH, officially opened the discussion forum. She stressed the need for particular attention to women living in rural areas, as ...
Women in Southern Africa situation analysis
The first section presents a summary of the genera! Situation of women in the three areas of focus in the sub-region using the most recent quantitative and qualitative data from these countries where available; in some ...
Report of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on the progress made in the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action
In the last five years, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) through its African Centre for Women (ACW) initiated a number of activities within the framework of the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing Platforms for ...
Proposed follow-up strategy for the implementation of the outcome and way forward of the decade review of the Beijing platform for action and of the solemn declaration on gender equality in Africa
The Follow-up Strategy also takes into account what the continent has achieved in the last decade, analyses the gaps and limitations that were identified in the Decade Review process and synthesizes the strategic interventions ...
Policy analysis and advocacy for gender mainstreaming in national poverty reduction and strategy 2001-2003
This paper focuses on policy analysis and advocacy for gender mainstreaming in national poverty reduction strategy (2001 - 2003). Africa's poverty challenge is characterized by the poor record of economic growth, high ...
Declaration of the sixth African regional conference on women : mid-term review of the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action 22-26 November, 1999, Addis Ababa
To-date, forty-seven African countries have ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. ● There is an increase in the participation of women in politics and decision-making . ...