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Author Pietilä, Hilkka.

Title Making women matter : the role of the United Nations / Hilkka Pietilä and Jeanne Vickers ; foreword by Gertrude Mongella
Edition Updated and expanded edition
Published London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J. : Zed Books, 1994


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 W'PONDS  305.42 Pie/Mwm 1994  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  305.42 Pie/Mwm 1994  AVAILABLE
Description x, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Towards New Millennia: Forward from Nairobi -- 2. Development from Women's Point of View -- 3. Forward-looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women: Equality-Development-Peace -- 4. The United Nations Decade for Women: 1976-1985 -- 5. The Importance of Other World Conferences -- 6. An Institutional Breakthrough in the United Nations System -- 7. The UN System's Concrete Commitment to Women -- 8. The Emerging Rights of Women -- 9. The Issues for the '90s: Violence Against Women and the Environment -- 10. Promises and Doubts: Women's Future with the United Nations -- Annex: 1. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (full text) -- Annex: 2. Selected Guidelines and Checklists for Women in Development (INSTRAW) -- Annex: 3. Organizations that have agreed to implement the System-wide Medium-term Plan for Women and Development -- Annex: 4. United Nations World Conferences 1972-1994 -- Annex: 5. How to organize a national or local campaign
Annex: 6. Relevant International Instruments
Summary This is a survey of all the documents and structures that exist within the United Nations holds concerning women in the development process
Analysis Women Rights
Notes Previous ed. pub. 1990
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject United Nations.
International Women's Decade, 1976-1985.
Women in development.
Women -- International cooperation.
Women's rights.
Author Vickers, Jeanne.
LC no. 95100581
ISBN 1856492699 (hb)
1856492702 (pb)