Assessment report on : Political empowerment of women
This paper reviews progress made on the African continent in the theme Women in Politics and Decision-making since the adoption of the Dakar and Beijing Declarations. It incorporates assessments from various sources ...
Report of mission to Eritrea: 1-8 August 1999
The National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) requested ECA to provide technical advisory services in preparation of the National Gender Plan for Action (NGAP) and in designing a gender mainstreaming strategy with other line ...
Les déterminants de la responsabilisation des femmes: sont - ils de nature politique ou normative?
Les femmes se trouvent alors encore piégées et avec elles tout un système politique voire institutionnel en place, par cette histoire de normes et de référentiel , Elles ouvrent alors, avec d'autres hommes, le débat sur " ...
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.
Improvement of women's health including family planning and population-oriented programmes : summary of the preliminary assessment report
Health care and population programmes should be based on the needs of men and women of any age and should provide for the participation of women on an equal footing with men in the management, planning, decision-making, ...
Major theme for discussions on development, and unfavorable in view of the persistence, indeed aggravation, of the political and social crisis as well as poverty in the continent. Girls represent half of the 303 million ...
Women and land : overview and strategies in Southern Africa
At the threshold of the new millennium there is serious realization that sustainable and real development of any society cannot take place without the equal and effective participation of both women and men in the development ...
Beijing +5 : towards a golden era for social development in Africa
This document is a speech made by K.Y. Amoako at the sixth Regional Conference on Women in Addis Ababa.
Summary of proceedings
The Eastern and Southern Africa Sub-regional Follow Up Meeting on the Implementation of Dakar and Beijing Platforms for Action was held in Seychelles at the Berjaya Mahe Beach Resort Hotel from 15 to 18 February 1999. It ...
Capacity building for gender mainstreaming in ECA Divisions : mission report
One of the major initiatives of the United Nations system in the promotion of women's advancement has been the series of World Conferences on Women ( from Mexico-1975 to Beijing- 1995), held to build consensus on issues ...