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Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

09.07.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, approved in September 1995 at the Fourth World Conference on Women, is a global pledge to attaining equality, development and peace for women worldwide. The Platform for action requires immediate action by all to generate a just, humane and peaceful world based on fundamental freedoms and human rights. The Beijing Platform concentrates on 12 "critical areas of concern" that require attention in order to achieve gender quality and women’s empowerment.


  • Type of publication : Legal text
  • Author : United Nations
  • Publishing house : UN Women
  • Publication date : 1995
  • Number of pages : 204
  • Language : English, French and Arabic


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