CSW 54 Resolutions

·         Women’s economic empowerment
·         Eliminating maternal mortality and morbidity through the empowerment of women
·         Strengthening institutional arrangements of the UN for support of gender equality and the empowerment of women by consolidating the four existing offices into a composite entity
·         Women, the girl child and HIV/AIDS
·         Release of women and children taken hostage, including those subsequently imprisoned in armed conflicts
·         The situation of and assistance to Palestinian women
·         Ending female genital mutilation

Australia co-sponsored resolutions on women’s economic empowerment, maternal morality and the establishment of the new UN composite gender entity and actively participated in their protracted negotiation.

 

Copies of the resolutions and further information on Beijing +15 can be found at:
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/beijing15/outcomes.html

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