Beijing+20 Declaration and Platform for Action

Another important process that is promoted through SRH Serbia’s activities is the Beijing +20 Declaration and Platform for Action as the most general political framework for achieving gender equality and advancement of women globally. Platform for Action of the Beijing+20 Declaration is a basic strategic plan for the empowerment of women through 12 key areas:

  • Women and poverty
  • Education and training of women
  • Women and health
  • Violence against women
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and the economy
  • Women in power and decision-making
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Women and the media
  • Women and the environment
  • The girl-child

The Republic of Serbia in 2010 has for the first time submitted a report on the implementation of the Beijing Declaration.

As the significance of the Beijing+20 Declaration has global proportions for the field of human rights, SRH Serbia is advocating to placing the goals of this Declaration at the political agenda of national discourse, through cooperation with institution which are responsible for advancement of Women in Serbia.