The flow of resources to women in Africa in the context of the food and debt crisis
The basically agrarian nature of African economies finds reflection in the structure of exports9 which is dominated by a few commodities. This concentration .on. a handful of commodities makes African economies vulnerable ...
African platform for action : an introductory statement to the OAU conference of ministers of foreign affairs
The paper focuses on African Platform for Action (APA) is synthesis of regional, subregional and national perspectives and priorities, and framework for action for the formulation of policies and implementation of concrete ...
Sierra Leone national report for the sixth African regional conference on women
This report highlights the activities of Government Ministries and NGO's in Sierra Leone after Beijing (from August 1995 to date) in relation to the four (4) critical areas of concern - Peace, Poverty, Health and Education' ...
Factors affecting education, training and work opportunities for girls and women within the context of development
During the past decade women themselves, men, governments and international agencies have articulated their awareness of the actual and potential role of womenin development, and have launched both special and integrated ...
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 ...
Report of the meeting of Ministers of the Committee on Women and Development (CWD)
The meeting of the Experts of the ECA Committee on Women and development (CWO) was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the United Nations Conference Center, from 5-7 November 2001. The meeting was attended by ministers from ...
Polygamy : the family and the urban phenomenon
The purpose of this paper is to study the transformations which the African family has undergone particularly with regard to the system of polygamy through the evolution of the urban phenomenon.
Gender issues social and economic development in Africa : some theoretical underpining
This paper focuses on the evolving role of women in peacekeeping and peace building: the case of UNMEE.
Follow-up Strategy for the implementation of the outcome and way forward of the decade review of the Beijing platform for action
The documents that emerged from the decade review of implementing the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA), such as the country reports, reports of the Sub-regional Decade Review meetings, the Outcome and Way Forward of the ...
Women in the peace process: Part I
Peace as stated in the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies, includes not just the absence of war, violence or hostilities at the national and international levels, but also the enjoyment of economic stability social justice ...