Gender equality and women's empowerment ten years after Beijing - Where do we stand?
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The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women undertook a review and appraisal of the implementation of
the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action adopted at the Fourth World Conference on Women (1995) and the
Outcome of the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly (2000) during its fourty-ninth session
from 28 February to 11 March 2005.
The CSW focused on implementation at the national level, to identify achievements, gaps and challenges, as
well as future actions needed to further implementation.
From October 2004 to January 2005, WomenWatch hosted a series of online discussions on the Platform's
critical areas of concern and other important issues to provide input into the review and appraisal. The discussions
have been facilitated and moderated by members of the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality.