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Regional review and appraisal of implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000) in Latin American and Caribbean countries

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Regional review and appraisal of implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000) in Latin American and Caribbean countries

Corporate author: NU. CEPAL Physical Description: 83 p.; grafs., tabls. Editorial: ECLAC Date: February 2015 ECLAC symbol: LC/L.3951

Description

This report indicates the main advances of the past 20 years based on the information provided by the region’s countries on implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, in response to the recommendations made in the final document of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000) for the regional and global reviews that would take place in 2015, on the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Conference (Beijing+20). The subregional report on the Caribbean (ECLAC, 2014c) has also been taken into account, which includes data from the country gender assessments prepared by the Caribbean Development Bank, the country poverty assessments and information provided by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).

Table of contents

Introduction .-- I. A context in transformation: A. Twenty years of change. B. The decade of the 1990s. C. The democracy. D. The women’s and feminist movement .-- II. Main advances in implem
entation of the Beijing Platform for Action
in Latin America and the Caribbean: A. Advances in decision-making autonomy. B. Advances in economic autonomy. C. Advances in physical autonomy
.-- III. New priorities and challe
nges for the post-2015 development agenda .-- IV. Data and statistics.