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|Title:||Global Women's Issues: Women in the World Today, extended version|
Bureau of International Information Programs and United States Department of State
|Description:||Global Women's Issues and the Beijing Platform for Action. This book is based on the 12 critical areas of concern identified at the Beijing Conference: <br> <ol><li> The persistent and increasing burden of poverty on women.</li><li> Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to education and training. </li><li> Inequalities and inadequacies in and unequal access to health care and related services. </li><li> Violence against women. </li><li> The effects of armed or other kinds of conflict on women, including those living under foreign occupation. </li><li> Inequality in economic structures and policies, in all forms of productive activities and in access to resources. </li><li> Inequality between men and women in the sharing of power and decision- making at all levels. </li><li> Insufficient mechanisms at all levels to promote the advancement of women. </li><li> Lack of respect for and inadequate promotion and protection of the human rights of women. </li><li>Stereotyping of women and inequality in women's access to and participation in all communication systems, especially in the media. </li><li> Gender inequalities in the management of natural resources and in the safeguarding of the environment. </li><li> Persistent discrimination against and violation of the rights of the girl child. </li></ol>|
Available in Arabic, Portuguese, and Spanish.
|Appears in Collections:||Ontario OER Collection|
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