The political empowerment of women: preliminary Assessment Report
This paper assesses the achievements of governments and United Nations agencies in the area of Women in Power and Decision Making, interviews and documentary surveys were carried out to establish the following: the amount ...
Report : sixth African Regional Conference on Women on Mid-term Review of the Dakar and Beijing Platforms for Action
ECA, through the African Centre for Women (ACW) was mandated to follow up and support implementation of the Dakar and Beijing Platforms for Action and report to the United Nations Secretariat. The Report by African Governments ...
Femme après Beijing en Afrique du nord réalités et perspectives
Dans ce contexte, il a été difficile de traduire dans les faits les politiques et stratégies de développement adoptées aux niveaux national, sous régional et régional. A la fin des années 80, on a constaté que la politique ...
Intégration des femmes dans le secteur commercial moderne en Mauritanie
La République islamique de Mauritanie compte une population de 1, 864 236 habitants dont 50.5 pour cent de femmes et 49.5 pour cent d'hommes. L'indice synthètique de fécondité est de 6,5 enfants tandis que le taux ...
Mission report to Botswana : preparation of the national report for the committee on the elimination of discrimination against women (CEDAW)
The principle of equal rights of men and women is affirmed in the charter of the United Nations (promulgated in 1946), as well as in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, which dates from 1948). This principle has ...
Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women: mid-term review of the implementation of the Dakar and Beijing platforms for action
The main body of this paper is organized in the framework of the three Strategic Objectives of the Global Platform for Action regarding institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women.
Women in north Africa in the post-Beijng phase realities and prospects
This study is based, firstly, on field studies on the status of women in North Africa and secondly, on interpretations of the results of a survey carried out through a collective questionnaire compiled by the African Centre ...
Mission report on ECA/ACW participation and inputs in the pan African Association of Anthropologists workshoop on the African woman in a fast changing Africa
The Pan African Association of Anthropologists (PAA), in collaboration with the Network of African Women Anthropologists (NAWA) organized an international Workshop with the theme of The African Woman in a Fast-Changing ...
An issue paper on the major areas of concern to women in Africa and strategies for effective participation at fourth world conference on women, Beijing, China
The Global Platform for Action, the main policy document to be adopted at the Beijing Conference focuses on some of the critical issues identified as posing fundamental obstacles to the advancement of women. The Platform ...
Report of the first workshop on development and application of gender indicators for monitoring the economic empowerment of women in Africa : Johannesburg,South Africa
The workshop design was based on a participatory methodology with a view to eliciting the maximum contribution from participants already familiar with the major areas of the debate. This was a process workshop as opposed ...