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Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Timor-Leste
The Timor-Leste Government is committed to improving and enriching the lives of women to enable them to participate equally in all aspects of life. This is Timor-Leste’s first report and Timor-Leste has made significant progress in the...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Solomon Islands
What are the country’s three to five major achievements in the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the twenty-third special session of the General...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Samoa
Samoa shares with its Pacific island neighbors a vulnerability to natural and economic shocks, as well as challenges of social transformation. Over the past several decades Samoa has weathered these storms, progressively strengthening essential...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Philippines
2015 is a milestone year in the development arena; it was even dubbed as the international year of evaluation. It will be the time when countries have to assess and evaluate themselves on the progress in terms of achieving the Millennium Development...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Palau
In 2015, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will carry out a review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and the...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, New Zealand
New Zealand has a proud and growing history of women holding high-profile leadership and decision-making positions. New Zealand has had two women Prime Ministers: Dame Jenny Shipley from December 1997 to December 1999; and Helen Clark from December...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Nepal
Nepal pledged for more gender equality and the empowerment of women since it participated in theFourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and committed to the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA)during 1995. This National Review Report highlights on...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Nauru
The Women’s Affairs Department as mandated in the Reviewed Nauru National Women’s Plan of Action 2004-2015, with its overall goal “to advance and improve the quality of women’s lives in Nauru”, the Nauru National Women’s Policy with the Goal for “...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Marshall Islands
In 2015, the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women will carry out a review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) and the...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Iran
Preparation of the National Report on Beijing+20 is a precious opportunity to both illustrate the achievements in the Iranian women's and girls' empowerment and review the challenges. Undoubtedly, the international mechanisms for promotion of women’...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National review, Georgia
Georgia became an independent state in 1991. Since independence, Georgia has made efforts to improve the situation of women, but these efforts must be reviewed against the larger political context. For more than 15 years, Georgia has been struggling...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 national review, Fiji
Since 1960, a section has existed in Government to look after the interests of women. In 1987, the Government established the Department for Women and Culture as the first national machinery for gender in Fiji. Following commitments to the Beijing...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National review, Bangladesh
The period 1995 to 2014 has been a period of economic growth led by increased agricultural production, exports, and remittances from international migration, lowering of dependency on external aid and a growing productive population. It has also...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Report on the Republic of Azerbaijan
Significant progress and achievements were made in improvement of legislation to ensure women rights in the Republic of Azerbaijan and implement state policy in the above mentioned field after the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and the Platform...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Beijing +20 National Review, Armenia
National review on Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000) in the context of the twentieth anniversary of the Fourth World...
Bolsa Familia
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Bolsa Familia and women’s rise
By Mariana Jardim Andrade Leones   The Brazilian assistance program named “Bolsa Familia”(Family Packet) has been changing the women’s reality in the poorest area of the country.              The Bolsa Familia is a governmental program of direct...
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Bolsa Familia and women’s rise
By Mariana Jardim Andrade Leones   The Brazilian assistance program named “Bolsa Familia”(Family Packet) has been changing the women’s reality in the poorest area of the country.              The Bolsa Familia is a governmental program of direct...
Dilma
Friday, August 29, 2014
Brazil, on the way to gender equality
Brazil, on the way to gender equality By Mariana Jardim Andrade Leones     Gender inequality is yet a painful reality in the contemporary world. Even today women suffer from discrimination in their lives. In the fight for gender equality,...

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