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United States women : issues and progress in the UN decade for women, 1976-1985

United States women : issues and progress in the UN decade for women, 1976-1985

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Women -- United States -- Social conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[editor, Margaret Y. Nannes]
    SeriesDepartment of State publication -- 9146. International organizations and conference series ; -- 150
    ContributionsNannes, Margaret Y, United States. Dept. of State
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14445607M

    The Decade for Women () and four world conferences on women (between and ) contributed significantly to raising awareness and commitment to gender equality and gender justice. In , the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action had been framed for guiding work at national level. This was the first time ever when women from various geographic regions all came together bound by one common goal of having the needs of women’s development to be considered and recognized, by which the issued a Decade for Women from that called for the acting upon this idea of promoting women’s development. The General Assembly.

    The United Nations Decade for Women (): A Decade of Development 37 New Trends with New States in the UN 37 International Women’s Year as an Engine for Change 38 The UN World Conferences on Women in , and 42 iii Hilkka Pietilä, Secretary General of . This extended version of Global Women’s Issues: Women in the World Today includes a chapter summary, key words, multiple choice questions, discussion questions, essay questions, and a list of additional resources for each chapter. This work was funded, in part, by an Ancillary Development Grant provided by the B.C. Open Textbook Project. The B.C. Open Textbook Project began in with the.

    Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. Since the decade of women in –, the progress made to represent the issues and needs of women relative to men in the pan global GRHSs remains deeply concerning. Despite the UN commitment to mainstreaming as a strategy. the significance of planning for gender equality is really only starting to be recognised internationally amongst Cited by: 7.


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