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Articles on Women's Issues

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This website offers a resource for information on quotas, examines the merits of the type of system that Sudan implemented and charts the challenges that lay ahead for women.


An overview of international conventions and resolutions that address women's issues:

- The Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination   Against Women (CEDAW)

- Fourth World Conference of Women, FWCW (Beijing Declaration)

- Beijing Declaration Platform for Action

- The Outcome Document (Res 23-3) by the General Assembly

- Millennium Declaration & the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)


UN inter-agencies that address women’s issues:

- Commission on the Status of Women

- UN Division on the Advancement of Women

- UN Development Fund for Women

- UN Office of the Special Advisor on Gender Issues and the Advancement of Women (OSAGI)



Morocco: Giving Women More Rights

The Mudwana, or family code that was passed in 2003 is one of the recent changes the Kingdom of Morocco has adopted towards giving women more rights in marriage, divorce, representation in Parliament, and religious education.  




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