Women in Southeast Asia: From Equality to Development

Published By: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSI | Published Date: April, 01 , 2015

2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Women, held in Beijing in September 1995. While the world takes stock of how far we have come in terms of acknowledging women’s rights as human rights, and there have been many achievements in this, there still remain considerable gaps. 20 years ago the Beijing platform for action focused on 12 crucial areas where more work needed to be done including addressing inequalities in education, health, in employment opportunities, and in the sharing of political power and decision-making.

Author(s): S. Rajaratnam International Studies | Posted on: Feb 27, 2016 | Views() | Download (168)

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