International Agreement and Action Plans

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Sunday, June 23, 2013
UN Security Council resolution 2106
UN Security Council resolution 2106, adopted in 2013, adds greater operational details to previous resolutions on this topic, reiterates that all actors, including not only the Security Council and parties to armed conflict, but all Member States...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
African Women’s Caucus Position Statement 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence against Women and Girls
As of 13 March 2013   African Women’s Caucus Position Statement 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women Elimination and Prevention of All Forms of Violence against Women and Girls   The African Women’s Caucus representing African...
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Priority Gender Equality – Action Plan 2008 – 2013
“UNESCO believes that all forms of discrimination on the basis of gender are violations of human rights, and a significant barrier to peace, sustainable development and the achievement of all internationally recognized development goals”. English-...
Friday, November 09, 2012
Plan of Action for Gender Equality in Parliaments
IPU members have committed to a comprehensive Plan of Action on gender-sensitive parliaments, aimed at radically transforming the way national institutions address gender equality. The action plan, a potentially far-reaching outcome of the 127th IPU...
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Power, Voice and Rights: South Asia Regional Conference on Women’s Political Leadership 2011
The report summarizes the key deliberations and outcomes of the said Conference organized in October 2011 by the Parliament of Bangladesh and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) under the framework of the “Improving Democracy through...
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Women and political participation: Resolution adopted by the General Assembly
The General Assembly, Reaffirming  the  obligations  of  all  States  to  promote  and  protect  human  rights and fundamental freedoms as stated in the Charter of the United Nations, and guided by the purposes and principles of human rights...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Presentation: 1325/1820 National Action Plans
This presentation was made at the meeting on Increasing Momentum for UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans. It discusses the processes in developing United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 National Action Plans (NAPS) and the challenges connected...
Monday, May 11, 2009
Meeting Report: Increasing Momentum for UNSCR 1325 National Action Plans
This is a summary report from the meeting aimed at discussing strategies for increasing the development and implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 National Action Plans. The meeting was convened by Mary Robinson, former...
Monday, April 06, 2009
The Monrovia Declaration
This document is a Call to Action from the participants of the International Colloquium on Women’s Empowerment, Leadership Development, International Peace and Security. The declaration calls for accelerating the full implementation of UN Security...
Friday, March 27, 2009
Translating CEDAW into Law: CEDAW Legislative Compliance in Nine Pacific Island Countries
This publication is divided into 10 chapters. Chapter 1 introduces and provides an overview of the indicators that have been developed and applied to assess CEDAW legislative compliance in the 9 Pacific Island countries. National constitutions and...
Saturday, January 24, 2009
What does the WCAR mean for Asia Pacific Women?
This publication assesses the extent to which the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action recognized and addressed the issues of Asia Pacific women. The nine issues areas the assessment focuses on are: Intersectionality of women's rights; Gender...
Monday, January 19, 2009
Decentralization, Local Power and Women’s Rights: Global Trends in Participation, Representation and Access to Public Services
This summary report outlines the main outcomes of the IDRC sponsored conference on Women's Political Participation and Access to Basic Services in the Context of Decentralization. The summary highlights findings of the research conducted on the...
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
CEDAW Message Posters
These posters were developed to raise public awareness in Cambodia on the CEDAW principles regarding equal access to education and women's participation in all work areas.
Monday, April 21, 2008
Legislative Advances Ten Years after Cairo
This Report evaluates the evolution of the Cairo Program of Action, and focuses on sexual and reproductive rights and sexual and reproductive health. It identifies and analyzes the normative progress in 20 countries in the region. It also presents...
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective
This document is a proposal, in permanent construction, of the Declaration of Human Rights from a Gender Perspective, that integrates the progress related to human rights since 1948. It presents the following chapters: I. Rights of identity and...
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Violence Against Women and Girls: A Global Issue
This factsheet describes the International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) and its importance in supporting worldwide efforts to stop violence against women in all spheres of life.
Friday, May 11, 2007
National Machinery, Action Plans and Gender Mainstreaming in the Council of Europe Member States
This report evaluates the progress made by Council of Europe member states since the Beijing conference. It provides updated information on national machinery, action plans and gender mainstreaming strategies set up to promote equality between women...
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
Unanimously adopted by the General Assembly in 1999, the Optional Protocol lays out the procedure for the receipt and consideration of complaints to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.