Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

The Beijing Platform for Action, adopted by governments at the Fourth World Conference on Women, 15 September 1995 is an agenda for women's empowerment. The Platform aims at accelerating the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women and focuses on 12 critical areas which are identified as obstacles to the advancement of women in the world.   

Auteur: 
UN
Année: 
1995
Source publication: 
Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, adopted by governments at the Fourth World Conference on Women, 15 September 1995, A/CONF.177/20 (1995) and A/CONF.177/20/Add.1 (1995)