Beijing Platform for Action

International agenda for promoting gender equality agreed at the 4th World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995. Sets out an agenda for achieving gender equality under 12 critical areas for action, which remain ambitious today. Contributed to introducing gender equality and mechanisms for gender equality into mainstream policy and supported improved data collection on women and girls. Monitored every five years through CSW.

 

More information: https://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2020/3/compilation-five-wins-ushered-in-by-beijing-platform-for-action