Rekindling the Beijing Fire of Revolution: Africa Beijing+25 Parallel Report

The Beijing+25 Africa Regional Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) parallel report provides an independent analysis of the last five years review and appraisal of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA). The report consolidates women’s rights, feminist and other gender focused organization’s perspective and lived realities of the status of gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa specifically progress and gains, gaps and current challenges that affect the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the achievement of gender equality and the empowerment of women at national and regional level.
Putting an African feminist lens to the advancement of women’s rights, this report draws recommendations that span the 12 critical areas of the Beijing Platform for Action and from a structural and intersectional perspective and explores strategies to shift unequal power relations between women and men.
The report reviews countries’ reports in their depth and breath, to point out gains achieved and identifies gaps in the implementation. The parallel report analyses the progress of selected African States in regard to the 12 Critical Areas of Concern and makes critical and actionable recommendations to governments in order to accelerate the implementation of the BPfA.

Click Here to Read/ Download the Africa Beijing+25 Parallel Report by Women’s Rights Organizations

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