Report on promoting subregional integration through regional and global gender mainstreaming initiatives
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa Subregional Development Centre for West Africa (SRDC/WA);
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This report presented to the Committee and other several recent United Nations reports have shown the differentials between men and women with respect to productivity and poverty to be so dismal that the phenomenon requires policy attention and organized effort. These reports nonetheless have followed in the wake of many governments accepting and signing the recommendations and National Plans of Actions resulting from the Beijing Conference (1995). which identified female empowerment as an essential issue.