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Friday, February 09, 2007
Women, Peace and Security: UNIFEM Supporting Implementation of Security Council Resolution 1325
This publication highlights UNIFEM's efforts to ensure that the international commitments made in Security Council Resolution 1325, as well as the Beijing Platform for Action and the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women...
Friday, February 09, 2007
Parliament, the Budget and Gender
This handbook, intended as a reference tool, provides practical examples of a parliament's active engagement in the budgetary process. It seeks to advance a parliament's own institutional capacity to make a positive impact on the budget, and to...
Thursday, February 08, 2007
Towards Achieving the MDGs in Sudan: Centrality of Women's Leadership and Gender Equality
This report illustrates how Sudanese women are defining the development agenda for their country. It examines the role women have played in the Sudanese peace process and lists recommendations for accelerating achievement of the Millennium...
Tuesday, December 26, 2006
Anne-Marie Lizin
Ms. Anne-Marie Lizin is the first woman to preside over the Belgian Senate. Prior to taking up that position, she was a member of the European Parliament and a member of the Belgian Lower House. Opening the meeting of parliamentary gender committees...
Thursday, July 31, 2003
Bridge gender and development in brief. Issue 13: gender and armed conflict
Conventional understandings of war and its aftermath overlook the impact on gender relations. Gender inequality pre-dates and is often exacerbated by conflict. But this does not mean that women are always victims and men only perpetrators. Men also...
Thursday, July 31, 2003
Gender and armed conflict- Supporting Resources Collection
This collection of resources on gender and armed conflict sheds light on how gender inequality intersects with armed conflict and its aftermath, resulting in gender-specific disadvantage that is often overlooked. It forms part of the Cutting Edge...
Tuesday, September 24, 2002
The Implementation of Quotas for Women: The Indian Experience
The paper attempts to situate the discussion of reservation (quotas) for women both in the wider historical and contemporary context of reservation for the historically disadvantaged groups in India.1 The paper also examines the contemporary...
Rapport de la quatrième conférence mondiale sur les femmes
Friday, September 29, 1995
Report of the Fourth World Conference on Women
The 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing marked a significant turning point for the global agenda for gender equality. The Beijing Declaration and the Platform for Action, adopted unanimously by 189 countries, is an agenda for women’s...
World Conference On Women 1995
Thursday, September 14, 1995
Fourth World Conference on Women Beijing Declaration
Declaration   We, the Governments participating in the Fourth World Conference on Women,   Gathered here in Beijing in September 1995, the year of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations,   Determined to advance the...