UN supports Somali stakeholder discussion on Beijing Platform for Action
UNSOM, 21 Jul 2014
Mogadishu, 19 July 2014 - The Somali Ministry of Women and Human Rights with the support from the UN has today convened a review meeting to collectively discuss the progress made and challenges encountered in the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) in Somalia.
The Declaration was adopted by the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995. The declaration reaffirmed the fundamental principal that the rights of women and girls are an integral part of universal human rights and calls upon governments to take action to address several critical areas of concern.