(The Gist of PIB) Beijing Declaration  [FEBRUARY-2020]

(The Gist of PIB) Beijing Declaration


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).

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