Policy briefs on Beijing+25 subregional consultations

The policy briefs represent key findings of the sub-regional consultations, organized by women’s rights and gender equality civil society organizations (CSO) from the Europe and Central Asia region, with the support of UN Women, Women's Platform for Development of Serbia and Women Engage for a Common Future. These consultations was a CSO-led initiative to centralize the voices of feminists, gender equality advocates and civil society actors in the period leading up to and during the Generation Equality Forums. The main objective of the consultations were to mobilize partners around critical issues within the three sub-regions 1) Eastern Europe, Caucasus, Russia; 2) Western Balkans & Turkey; 3) Central Asia as well as the region as a whole.

The findings of the subregional virtual consultations outline the structural and legal barriers women and girls face, demands from feminists and women's rights advocates and key recommendations to realize women's rights for an equal future.

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Policy brief: Central Asia in English
Policy brief: Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Russia in English
Policy brief: Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Russia in Russian
Policy brief: Western Balkans and Turkey
Summary report on Western Balkans and Turkey sub-regional consultations

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Gulistan Akyildyz, Programme Associate, UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, at gulistan.akyildiz@unwomen.org.

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Europe and Central Asia

Subject area(s): Economic empowerment; Ending violence against women and girls; Gender equality and women’s empowerment; Financing for gender equality; Sexual and reproductive health and rights; Innovation and technology; Peace and security; Generation Equality

Resource type: Briefs

UN Women office involved in publication: Europe and Central Asia Regional Office

Publication year: 2021

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)