Follow-up to the platforms for action on peace
As African countries liberated themselves from the yoke of colonialism, its people were buoyed by the hope that they could now turn their attention to the urgent issues of development. All too quickly, their hopes were ...
Coordination of the policies and activities of the specialized agencies and other bodies of the United Nation system : mainstreaming the gender perspective into all policies and programmes in the United Nations system
The present report responds to Economic and Social Council decision 1996/310, in which the Council decided to devote the coordination segment of its substantive session of 1997 to consideration of the cross-sectoral ...
Gender training needs assessment mission: final draft
This paper focuses on the gender training needs assessment mission. African Centre for Women has in this context identified two new strategic areas, the economic Empowerment of Women and Gender Mainstreaming across all ...
Achieving good governance, Theme 2: the essential participation of women
The empowerment and autonomy of women and the improvement of their social, economic and political status are essential factors in the achievement of both transparent and accountable government and administration, as well ...
Creating opportunities for Africa's new generation : theme 4
In spite of concerted efforts over the past three decades, to increase girls’ and boys’ access to schooling and to reduce the disparities between them, there still exists a considerable degree of bias against girls in the ...
Achieving women and the information age : a rare opportunity : theme 3
This is an opportune time and a crucial moment for women to have input and for stakeholders to be sensitized to the gender dimension of ICT policy. Policy must take into account the needs of women, as well as men, at all ...
Strategies for including a Gender Perspective in African Information and Communications Technologies(ICTs) Policy
African policy makers face many economic, social and political challenges as they seek to improve material living standards and quality of life, and undertake their task of transformation in a context of complexity, rapid ...
Accès de la femme rurale africaine à la technologie appropriée
Dans le cadre de son programme, le Centre Africain de recherche et de formation pour la femme (CAREF) de la Commission économique des Nations Unies pour l'Afrique a été chargé d'effectuer une étude technique sur l'accès ...
Review of strategies for promotion of legal literacy
This report is a study of the strategies that Women's groups and organizations have adopted to empower Women about their rights. The overall objective of the strategies is provide literacy omen s icizai nunts through simnie ...
Developing African economies: the role of women
This paper focuses on the summary notes and guide questions for working group discussions. On the theme of developing African economies: The role of women.