Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

BEIJING DECLARATION 1. We, the Governments participating in the Fourth World Conference on Women, 2. Gathered here in Beijing in September 1995, the year of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations, 3. Determined to advance the goals of equality, development and peace for all women everywhere in the interest of all humanity, 4. Acknowledging the voices of all women everywhere and taking note of the diversity of women and their roles and circumstances, honouring the women who paved the way and inspired by the hope present in the world’s youth.