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The UN Fourth Conference on Women

Brouwer, Elizabeth

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"The Fourth UN World Conference on Women, held in Beijing from 4-15 September 1995, can be seen as one of the most significant international conferences of recent times. While the Conference documents focused on the gains made by women in the 10 years since the last UN Conference on Women, a more fundamental concern of the discussions was the causes and impact of the continuing inequality and disadvantage experienced by women which has such a negative effect on their ability to lead productive...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorBrouwer, Elizabeth
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-10T02:29:20Z
dc.date.available2013-04-10T02:29:20Z
dc.date.created1995-10
dc.identifier.citationBrouwer, E. (1995). The UN Fourth Conference on Women. Australian Development Studies Network Briefing Paper 40, October 1995. Canberra, ACT: ANU, Australian Development Studies Network
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/9806
dc.description.abstract"The Fourth UN World Conference on Women, held in Beijing from 4-15 September 1995, can be seen as one of the most significant international conferences of recent times. While the Conference documents focused on the gains made by women in the 10 years since the last UN Conference on Women, a more fundamental concern of the discussions was the causes and impact of the continuing inequality and disadvantage experienced by women which has such a negative effect on their ability to lead productive and dignified lives. In particular, the Conference brought into international debate many issues not previously discussed at this level and a sharper focus on those critical problems faced by women in developing countries, especially in places where economic and social developments have not kept pace with the needs of communities or where national policies do not accord women equal rights or opportunities in their society ..." - page 1
dc.format.extent5 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherAustralian Development Studies Centre, The Australian National University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBriefing Paper (Australian Development Studies Network): no. 40
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.titleThe UN Fourth Conference on Women
dc.typeWorking/Technical Paper
local.rights.ispublishedyes
local.publisher.urlhttp://www.crawford.anu.edu.au/rmap/devnet
local.type.statusPublished version
local.contributor.affiliationBrouwer, Elizabeth, AusAID, Gender, Education and Social Development Section
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access
dc.provenancePermission given by Research Editor and Publications Manager of RMAP to add the Australian Development Studies Network Briefing Papers to the ANU Research Open Access repository - email dated 19/03/13
CollectionsANU Australian Development Studies Centre/Network

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