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|Genre/Form:||Conference papers and proceedings
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Government publication, Local government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||United Nations.|
|Notes:||"U.N. Sales no. E.95. IV.5"--Title page verso.|
|Description:||xxi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||I. Overview of the Global Economic and Social Framework. A. Trends in the global economy and in economic restructuring as they relate to the advancement of women. B. Gender aspects of internal and external migration. C. Trends in international trade and their influence on the advancement of women. D. Other factors affecting the implementation of the Nairobi Forward-looking Strategies --
II. Critical Areas of Concern. A. Persistent and growing burden of poverty on women. B. Inequality in access to education and other means of maximizing the use of women's capacities. C. Inequality in access to health and related services. D. Violence against women. E. Effects of armed or other kinds of conflict on women. F. Inequality in women's access to and participation in the definition of economic structures and policies and the productive process itself. G. Inequality between men and women in the sharing of power and decision-making at all levels. H. Insufficient mechanisms at all levels to promote the advancement of women. I. Lack of awareness of and commitment to internationally and nationally recognized women's human rights. J. Insufficient use of mass media to promote women's positive contributions to society. K. Lack of adequate recognition and support for women's contribution to managing natural resources and safeguarding the environment --
III. International Action. A. Intergovernmental level. B. Organizations of the United Nations system. C. International services and support for the advancement of women. D. Coordination in the United Nations system --
Annex: Preparation of national reports for the Fourth World Conference on Women.
|Responsibility:||report of the Secretary-General.|