Critical Area of Concern H of the BPFA
commits governments to establishing "institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women" and relayed specific attention to national machineries.
Like other countries, Pakistan has also ratified the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Beijing Platform of Action (BPFA
) for ensuring gender equality in all spheres of life (UNDP, 2008).While at the national level, the situation is also conducive for involvement of women in governance.
Women also continue to struggle to achieve their human rights in and outside the BPfA
's critical areas of concern.
There is a need to develop a parliamentary mechanism to look at the developments on BPFA
is an international accord for women's rights created during the Fourth World Conference on Women of the United Nations in Beijing in 1995.
Dunya Kadin Konferansi'na Turkiye'nin, Kadinin Statusu ve Sorunlari Genel Mudurlugu (KSSGM) burokratlari ve kadin sivil toplum orgutleri temsilcileri ile birlikte katilmasi ve Pekin Eylem Planinin (BPfA
) kabul edilmesidir.
The demonstration came in response to an invitation by the Palestinian-Bulgarian Friendship Association (BPFA
29 Gomes BPFA
, ferraz CCR, Vianna ME, Berber VB, Teixxeira FB, Souza-Filho FJ.
An impetus for concern, the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA
) was launched at the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women when evidence indicated women could comprise as much as "70% of the world's poor" (p.
In response to the Beijing Plan for Action (BPFA
), as well as the ratification of CEDAW, Pakistan has subsequently set up a number of national womens machineries (NWMs) and pursued numerous initiatives to highlight and implement gender equality and womens empowerment.
Women's health and well-being continues to remain a challenge in the new millennium despite governments' commitments to international agreements like the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action, the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA
) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
the Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA
), and the ICPD Cairo adopted its