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Regional report on the review of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in Latin American and Caribbean countries, 25 years on

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Corporate author:
  • NU. CEPAL
UN symbol.: LC/CRM.14/4 50 p. Editorial: ECLAC December 2019

Description

This report was prepared on the basis of the 27 national reports submitted by the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995), in the context of the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action 1995 (Beijing+25).1 The national reports provide a comprehensive review of the progress made in the past five years, the obstacles encountered by women and girls and the main challenges to achieving substantive equality.

Table of contents

Introduction .-- I. Priorities and achievements in implementing the Beijing Platform for Action in the context of Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean .-- II. Progress in the 12 critical areas of concern of the Beijing Platform for Action .-- III. National institutions and processes .-- IV. Data and statistics .-- V. The challenges of implementing the Beijing Platform for Action, between now and 2030.