Beijing on My Mind – the Long, Winding and Bumpy Road to and from the UN 4th World Conference on Women
IIn this video, Dr Patricia Licuanan a former Chair of Asia Pacific Women’s Watch revisits the long road to the UN 4th World Conference on Women and the hard fought groundbreaking outcomes document the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPFA) that came out of that conference. Dr Licuanan discusses the importance of the BPFA. As we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the BPFA and also celebrate the 10th Anniversary of UN Women, Dr Licuanan discusses how the platform and the actions contained therein are as relevant NOW as they were 25 years ago. In rebuilding a more gender equal society in the wake of COVID-19 a lot can be drawn from these strategies and actions promised 25 years ago.
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