Areas of activities

The 12 Critical Areas of Concern in the BPFA

A. Women and poverty
B. Education and training of women
C. Women and health
D. Violence against women
E. Women and armed conflict
F. Women and the economy
G. Women in power and decision making
H. Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
I. Human rights of women
J. Women and the media
K. Women and the environment
L. The girl-child

Additional Areas identified by JAWW

P. Youth
Q. Women and work
R. Migrant women
S. Women with disabilities
T. The role of men and boys
U. Older women
V. Women in agriculture, forestry, fishery, self-employed and family workers
W. Minorities including indigenous women and LGBTQ
X. Disaster risk reduction

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