Gender equality: Are we there yet?

September 25, 2015

(Photo: Celebrating Beijing +20 Conference, Perth: Fadzi Whande; Mari Osman; Former UN Sec-General of the Forth World Conference on Women, Ambassador Gertrude Mongella; Dame Quentin Bryce; Virginia Haussegger AM)

ABC Online

By Virginia Haussegger

 

In 1995, in China, 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a comprehensive roadmap to raise the status of women. But two decades after the world’s oldest promise to women, how far have we come and which priorities still need attention?

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(Photo: Celebrating Beijing+20 Conference, Perth, September 2015: Virginia Haussegger AM, Facilitator)