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The United Nations and the status of women

United Nations. Office of Public Information.

The United Nations and the status of women

a survey of United Nations work to promote the civil and political rights of women

by United Nations. Office of Public Information.

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby U.N. Office of Public Information.
The Physical Object
Pagination29p.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22823902M

Many UN programs and funds were created in the duration of the decade that have remained active such as the United Nations Development Fund for Women, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (which countries ratified by ), the Commission on the Status of Women. The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity working for the empowerment of women. UN Women became operational in January President of Chile Michelle Bachelet was the inaugural Executive Director, and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the current Executive Director. As with Head: Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a center for harmonizing the actions of nations. It is the largest, most familiar, most internationally represented and most powerful intergovernmental organization in the arters: New York City (international territory).   Women's organizations like the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the International Women's Suffrage Alliance, and the International Council of Women pushed for the League to bring more women into the employment of the League and to offer those women equal status within the organization. Even though the League of Nations Author: Stefan Vukotic.

The United Nations Today asdf United Nations New York, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, and to . Commission on the Status of Women Agreed Conclusions on the Critical Areas of the Beijing Platform for Action Author: UN Publication date: July Page count: Language(s) in this book: English Sales number: IV


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