How You can Engage

Beijing+25 Youth Task Force

Connect with your Beijing+25 Youth Task Force representatives (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Cameroon, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Ghana)

The Beijing+25 Youth Task Force is part of UN Women’s effort to ensure meaningful involvement of young people in the global processes of the 25th review and appraisal of the Beijing Platform for Action.

 

NGO Parallel Reports

Partner with other like-minded women’s rights advocates and activists to develop your country’s NGO Parallel Reports using Guidelines/ report template developed by NGO CSW/NY . This will provide country-specific examples and some of the significant contributions that have been made by CSOs and women’s rights organizations in Africa. It will also outline actionable recommendations to African governments in order to accelerate the implementation of the BPfA in the next 5 years and translate the many commitments to the women of Africa into concrete actions.

 

 

Beijing+25 Online Books

NGO/CSW NY invites women’s rights advocates and activists to submit their Beijing Stories/ Expereinces which will be compiled into the Online Books: “My Memories and Messages for the Next Generation” (Book I) – for participants of the UN Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and Book II, “My Issues, Hopes and Dreams” for young women to share their own stories, dreams and hopes. Stories/ contributions to be submitted to beijing25book@gmail.com.

 

Beijing+25 Webinars

3rd October 2019 (Anglophone) 2019 @ 1:00pm (EAT)
4th October 2019 (Francophone) 2019 @ 1:00pm (EAT)

The webinars will facilitate a collective reflection on African women’s priorities and advocacy strategy for the Beijing+25 Africa review process.

 

The Beijing Dispatch: Call for articles on progress in achievement of women’s rights and gender equality as the Beijing Platform for Action Turns 25

Is Life Better For The African Woman?

Where were you in 1995? Where are you today? Is life better for you as an African women since the Beijing Platform for Action was adopted in 1995? Akina Mama wa Afrika invites African women to assess the current gains and challenges in the implementation of the agenda and its impact on the lives of women and girls in Africa to be published in the Beijing Dispatch – a special Beijing+25 publication.

Deadline for submission of articles is 18th November 2019.

Click here for more details: https://www.akinamamawaafrika.org/the-beijing-dispatch-call-for-articles-on-progress-in-achievement-of-womens-rights-and-gender-equality-as-the-beijing-platform-for-action-turns-25/

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