Calling All Women’s Groups: Help Shape the Beijing+25 Agenda
by Stephanie Fillion. This article originally appeared on PassBlue.
Twenty-four years ago, the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, yielded a bold declaration from 189 countries calling for improving the rights of women across the globe. Now, plans to mark the 25th anniversary of Beijing are forging ahead, as organizers decide on themes of conferences taking place in 2020 while managing pushback against women’s rights that may arise from a range of governments.