Africa: On the 25th Anniversary of Landmark Beijing Declaration On Women’s Rights, UN Women Calls for Accelerating Its Unfinished Business

[UN Women] Twenty-five years ago today, the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing set a path-breaking agenda for women's rights. As a result of the two-week gathering with more than 30,000 activists, representatives from 189 nations unanimously adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. This historic blueprint articulated a vision of equal rights, freedom and opportunities for women – everywhere, no matter what their circumstances – that continues to shape gender equality and women's movements worRead the Original Article