[un] declarations and reports

UNDAW/DESA and UNECA convened an expert group meeting on good practices in legislation to address harmful practices, to be held at the United Nations at Addis Ababa, from 25 to 28 May 2009.
Examen des progrès et évaluation de la mise en oeuvre de la Déclaration et du Programme d’action de Durban par toutes les parties prenantes aux niveaux national, régional et international.
Delegates to the Durban Review Conference in Geneva adopted a final Outcome Document on 21 April. After a less than perfect process, characterised by polarisation and withdrawals, the Outcome Document was adopted without any changes or amendments.
Le « féminisme musulman » en Europe de l’Ouest : le cas du réseau féminin de Présence musulmane, Lydie Fournier, Université Montpellier 1, Réseau Eurislam, France.
On the occasion of International Women's Day the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women issued the following statement:
More than 15 African Ministers from Africa are attending the Commission on the Status of Women session in New York and call for countries to take into account the unique perspective of African women.
The campaign's aim is to call on African states to ratify international and regional women's human rights protection instruments and to respect them in law and practice.
Malgré quelques progrès dans la législation de certains Etats africains et dans la pratique, le respect effectif des droits humains des femmes est loin d’être acquis.
The World Social Forum ended its ninth edition Sunday in Belém with its "Assembly of assemblies" adopting dozens of resolutions and proposals to be the subjects of a programme of mobilisations around the world in 2009.
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