(The Gist of PIB) Beijing Declaration [FEBRUARY-2020]
(The Gist of PIB) Beijing Declaration
To mark 25 years of the adoption of Beijing Platform for Action,
Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD), organized a National
Consultation on the Review of Beijing+25.
The 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, was one of
the largest ever gatherings of the United Nations, and a critical turning
point in the world’s focus on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The Beijing Declaration was a resolution adopted by the UN at the end of
the Fourth World Conference on Women. The resolution adopted to promulgate a
set of principles concerning the equality of men and women.
2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women
and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995),
(Beijing + 25).