The Power of Empowered Women 2015
Women's Leadership in Peace and Security
Tuesday, 23 June 2015
A human rights-based approach was promoted at both the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing. Through the ICPD’s Programme of Action 179 governments committed to ensuring the realization of reproductive rights for all, including women and adolescents and to providing a comprehensive range of sexual and reproductive health information and services.
The 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council will take place from the 6th to the 24th of June 2017. Find below information about anticipated sexual rights-related resolutions, panels and reports, and parallel events taking place during the 35th session.
Expected Resolutions Relevant to Sexual Rights
Gender parity: Game changer or gamble?
Gender parity is designed to reduce gender gaps in all sectors, from access to education and parliamentary elections to women’s economic empowerment. But what does parity mean and how does it work in practice?