Arab Regional Synthesis Report on the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action Twenty Years Later

Authors/editor(s): ESCWA/UNWOMEN/LAS

The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action calls on Governments, the international community and civil society, including NGOs and the private sector, to take strategic action in the following 12 critical areas of concern: poverty, education and training, health, violence, armed conflict, the economy, power and decision-making, institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women, human rights, media, the environment, and the girl child.

The 2015 Arabic synthesis report was conducted combines 21 national reports submitted by member States: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, State of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan, the Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Egypt

Subject area(s): Leadership and political participation

Resource type: Institutional

UN Women office involved in publication: Arab States/North Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2015

Number of pages: 19

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women); Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)