Through HER Eyes: Girls’ take on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) in the Arab region, 25 years later Skip to main content

Through HER Eyes: Girls’ take on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995) in the Arab region, 25 years later

Issued in: 
2019

This is an adolescent friendly booklet about the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995). It includes a summary of what is included in the Declaration and what this means for the Arab region. Chapter IV of the Declaration talks about the girl child and this booklet provides an overview of what promises are made there and the progress towards these promises in the Arab region in 2019 – 25 years since the Declaration was signed.
 
This booklet has been designed in collaboration with girls living in Jordan, from Syria, Palestine and Jordan. The contained illustrations have been inspired by their inputs, thoughts and artwork on the key areas covered by the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action as they related to the girl child.
 
This booklet is the product of a collaboration between ESCWA, Save the Children, UN WOMEN, UNICEF and the Orenda Tribe.