The United Nations and the Advancement of Women, 1945-1996Unknown - 1995
A collection of about 100 UN documents relating to women's rights, and a chronicle of the evolution of the organization's campaign for rights in which the initial focus on political and family life has expanded to include issues such as poverty, violence, and equal access to education, employment, and health care. Documents include the landmark 1979 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women; action plans, declarations, and resolutions adopted at the world conferences on women beginning in Mexico City in 1975 and including the 1985 Nairobi Forward-Looking Strategies; and UN surveys and statistics on the status of women around the world. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : Department of Public Information, United Nations, c1995, 1996.
Edition: Revised ed.
Branch Call Number: 305. 4209 UNI
Characteristics: 845 p.
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