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Documents on Women's / Gender Issues
This section provides material prepared by women's NGOS and
other Non-Government Organisations involved in the UN Summits and
Conferences during the 1990s, and/or their follow-up processes, Commissions
and other bodies.
Although these are separate processes, they are closely linked and
It is important not to think in the "compartments" of the
processes but look across the board. For example, women's groups have
been involved in all the UN Summits and their follow-ups and developed
important positions and background material.
NGOs, women's organisations, grassroots women's groups and
many others have been participating at the Summit and
Conferences and the Commission meetings and parallel NGO Forums. They have presented reports, reports, articles, newsletter,
and given statements at the meetings. You will find the documents here on the Toolkit
web-site and/or links to web-sites providing them.
In most cases, these documents are not statements or reports of one singular NGO but have
been prepared or signed off by groups of NGOs following a process of
consultation. You will also find information about some of the bodies and procedures used to
prepare common NGO statements - mostly from the women's caucuses and/or issue-based and
Also check the listings of commented links to Women's Organisations and NGOs.