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Asia-Pacific Women's Movements Statement at Consultation for Beijing + 20 Review & CSW 58

Joint Statement of Women’s Rights Civil Society Movements at the Asia-Pacific Civil Society Consultation for the 20-Year Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and for the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

Forever Forward, Never Backward

Women’s rights civil society movements from the Asia Pacific region gathered at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok on 10-11 February 2014, call upon our region’s women ministries and officials responsible for Gender Equality, to take this opportunity of the Review of the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) and the 58th Session of the Commission of the Status of Women, to advance commitments related to gender equality and women’s and girls’ rights, development and empowerment within a vision of a regional community that enjoy development, economic, social, gender and environmental justice. We remind ourselves that the BPFA drew its mandate and inspiration from earlier global agreements, such as, the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, International Conference on Population and Development, and Vienna Conference on Human Rights.

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Source: Women’s rights civil society movements from the Asia Pacific region
When: 03/3/2014

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