|Beijing at 10|
2005 marked the tenth anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW) in Beijing, where 184 governments and 2,500 nongovernmental organizations agreed to a Platform for Action to secure women's human rights and to eliminate discrimination and violence from women's public and private lives. Global review and appraisal of the Beijing Platform for Action took place during the 49th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York, February 28 to March 11, 2005, with a focus on two themes:
IWHC worked with a number of our partners and colleagues to ensure strong representation of sexual and reproductive health organizations, including youth networks working on sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Beijing + 10 review. For more information about how the CSW unfolded, click on the light gray tabs in the left-hand column of this page.
Click here to access more information on the CSW from the UN Division for the Advancement of Women's website.