Civil and political rights - Mauritania

Evaluation of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) and the outcomes of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly of the United Nations

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This study provides an analysis of the achievements and obstacles facing the implementation of the Beijing declaration and platform of action (1995) in Mauritania.It highlights the most significant achievements in promoting gender equality since 1995.  It explains the government´s different policies and strategies to enhance women´s rights and political participation. The study also provides data, statistics and indicators about the different areas of implementation, such as: poverty, education, health, violence against women, women and armed conflict, economy, decision making…etc.Finally it explains the importance of cooperation and the role of civil society in the promotion of women rights in Mauritania.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Ministère des Affaires Sociales, de l'Enfance et de la Famille
  • Publishing house : Ministry of Social Affairs, Children and Family
  • Publication date : 2014
  • Number of pages : 58
  • Language : French


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