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NGO Documents & Resources for Beijing+5
Beijing Plus Five Host Committee at
WomenAction at http://www.womenaction.org/
The goal of WomenAction is to be a global information,
communication and media network that enables NGOs to actively engage in
the Beijing+5 review process with the long term goal of women's
empowerment, with a special focus on women and media.
WomenAction develops a communications network and information-sharing
strategy that allows women in every world region to participate in and
impact on the 5-year review of the implementation of the 1995 Beijing
Platform for Action.
European WomenAction 2000 at http://www.iiav.nl/european-womenaction-2000/
European WomenAction 2000 is an information and
communication network for advocates of women's rights in Europe and North
America and Israel. In June 2000, the United Nations will review the
agreements made at the 4th World Conference on Women - the so-called
Beijing + 5 review. Women in Europe, North America and Israel are invited
to use European WomenAction 2000 to prepare for and participate in that
Calendars of Events at Beijing +5 at
UN Beijing+5 Links
United Nations and the Status of Women
An overview of UN organizations dealing with gender justice with
background information on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), the
Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and a
history of UN actions for the advancement of women.
The UN Internet Gateway on the Advancement and Empowerment of Women
The International Women's Tribune Center's bookstore, Women.Ink markets
and distributes books on women and development worldwide. The 1999
catalogue features a new "Beijing +5" category. Check out their
website for all available titles.
UNIFEM has launched a Web site on the Beijing +5 review process.
Twelve African Women's Networks, from nine African countries, have set up
a Web site that will serve as a networking tool in the Beijing review
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