Beijing+5: 23rd special session of the General Assembly

Action for Gender Equality and the Advancement of Women


The Four Global Women's Conferences 1975-1995:
Historical Perspective

Fact Sheets as of May 2000

1. The Feminization of Poverty
2. Education and Training of Women
3. Women and Health
4. Violence against Women
5. Women and Armed Conflict
6. Women and the Economy
7. Women in Power and Decision-Making
8. Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Women
9. Human Rights of Women
10. Women and the Media
11. Women and the Environment
12. The Girl Child

Women 2000: Gender Equality, Development and Peace for the Twenty-first Century-
Quick Overview

For more information, contact:

Development and Human Rights Section
United Nations Department of Public Information

Tel.: (212) 963-1742,
fax: (212) 963-1186

Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women
United Nations
Tel.: 963-7977,
fax: 963-3463

United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women
Tel.: (212) 963-3137,
fax: (212) 963-3463


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