Women and Decision-Making - Intro

Wednesday, October 1, 1997
Author: 
United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW)
PeaceWomen Consolidated Themes: 
Human Rights

At its forty-first session in 1997, the Commission on the Status of Women considered a critical area of concern, women and power and decision-making, and called for acceleration of the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action in this area. Governments were called upon, inter alia,
to take into account diverse decision-making styles and to project positive images of women in politics and public life.

For full report please visit: http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/public/w2oct97/w2oct97.htm

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