BEIJING+20 YOUTH STATEMENT ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY SRI LANKA 2015 We, as the young people of Sri Lanka, recognize the important achievements in the field of education and employment opportunities for women since the Beijing Platform for Action 1995. … Continue reading BEIJING+20 YOUTH STATEMENT ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND RIGHTS AND GENDER EQUALITY SRI LANKA 2015
Sarah Soysa from Sri Lanka sharing her experience prior to #IWD and #CSW59 give us resources, opportunities and we will make it happen!
Hundreds of young women activists are at the moment preparing for the 59th Commission on the status of women in March in New York, to see progress in achieving gender equality in order to finally make it happen in their countries! Thousands of girls and women tirelessly advocating nationally and regionally hoping for a change! Hoping to see progressive language in the political declaration! Hoping that our governments would be accountable in realisation of human rights of women. Hoping
women will be free from violence, discrimination based on their caste, sexual orientation or gender identity. Hoping women and girls could access accurate information and nonjudgmental services. Hoping women and girls could access safe, accessible, affordable and legal abortion services. Hoping women and girls could have more leadership positions in decision making bodies.
Most of our governments have ratified CEDAW (Convention on Elimination of all forms…
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In 1995, the Fourth World Conference on Women produced Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the most progressive documents on women’s rights. Twenty years later, Beijing +20 Youth Review and Advocacy Training gave me the chance to reflect upon how far we have … Continue reading 20 years later, where are we?
Beijing+20 youth review and advocacy training was an eye opener for me in terms of understanding the Beijing Deceleration and Platform for Action and the 12 critical areas of concern. It made not only me but the rest of the participants also who are activists … Continue reading The Beijing POA imagines a world where women and girls can exercise their freedom and choices, realize all their rights & participate in decision making meaningfully. IS THIS A REALITY?
මම ශ්රී ලංකා පවුල් සංවිධාන සංගමයේ, තරුණ තාක්ෂණික උපදේශන සංගමයේ සාමාජික පසන් භාග්ය නානායක්කාර වෙමි. මම අද කතා කිරීමට බලාපොරොත්තු වෙන්නේ බීජිං ප්රකාශනයේ අවධානය යොමු විය යුතු තීරණාත්මක ක්ෂේත්රයන් 12 න් 9 වන අවධානය යොමු විය යුතු තීරණාත්මක ක්ෂේත්රය වන කාන්තාවන්ගේ මානව අයිතීන් ප්රවර්ධනය හා … Continue reading කාන්තාවන්ගේ මානව අයිතීන් ප්රවර්ධනය හා ආරක්ෂාව ප්රමාණවත් නොවීම හා ඊට ගරු නොකිරීම
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