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Title: Commonwealth Plan of Action for Gender Equality 2005-2015
Authors: Commonwealth Secretariat
Keywords: INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS
WOMEN'S RIGHTS
LEGISLATION
ACCESS TO EDUCATION
ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE
PUBLIC SERVICES
GENDER DISCRIMINATION
GENDER EQUALITY
Date: 2005
Abstract: This document consists of four sections. Section 1 introduces the Commonwealth Plan of Action for Gender Equality 2005-2015 (PoA), its background and its place in the Commonwealth’s overall framework and agenda for development, democracy and human rights. Section 2 outlines the achievements of the 1995 Plan of Action on Gender and Development and its 2000 Update1, identifies lessons learned and challenges to be addressed in the next decade, and highlights the Commonwealth’s areas of comparative advantage which underpin its work programme. Section 3 analyses the four critical areas for Commonwealth action covered by the PoA, and makes recommendations for strategic actions by member governments and the Secretariat in relation to these areas. Section 4 outlines how governments and the Secretariat will implement the recommendations in collaboration with partners and how accountability will be ensured through monitoring, evaluation and reporting...
Description: Appendix I - VII included
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10625/50129
Project Number: 103857
Project Title: Gender, International Law and Justice : Access to Gender Equality
Access: IDRC Only
Copyright: Commonwealth Secretariat
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