A review of the 12 Critical Areas of the Beijing Platform for Action which identifies future challenges and highlights existing good practices.
Le 8 Mars, journée internationale des femmes, est notamment marqué cette année par une "marche mondiale" destinée à faire connaître une "Charte mondiale des femmes" qui sera lancée dans la journée à Brésil à Burkina Faso après avoir traversé 53 pays.
Promotes information around the Platform for Action and the Declaration by producing press releases, features for electronic networks, newspapers, reports, TV, community and commercial radio and internet during the Beijing +10 process.
49e session de la Commission de la condition de la femme.
As feminists we need to remind ourselves ... patriarchy is alive & well and ... constantly finding new and innovative ways to re-invent itself. Patriarchy is about power. Fundamentalism too is about power and control, often in collusion with patriarchy.
This day highlights progress that women have made in the struggle for equality and provides an opportunity to unite and mobilise for meaningful change despite ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic and political differences.
An international symposium to be held on 1 March 2005. Speakers include women activists, scholars, and policy-makers from Muslim-majority societies and experts on violence against women.
It is very likely that governments will adopt a political declaration at the close of the BPfA review (Feb 28-Mar 11). The sign-on letter below calls for governments to support full reaffirmation and implementation of the BPfA.
Cassandra Balchin works with the WLUML network. In this interview with Yoginder Sikand she talks about the work of the organization.
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