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Beijing +5 Women 2000: Gender Equality, Development and Peace for the 21st Century

Five years after, the UN General Assembly held a review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, where two major areas—violence and poverty—were pointed to be major obstacles to gender equality worldwide.
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Jun 9, 2000
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48/104 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women

This declaration directly addresses, in its Article 4, that States should condemn violence against women and should pursue by all appropriate means and without delay a policy of eliminating such violence.
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Dec 20, 1993
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Resolution 70/176 on Taking Action against Gender-related Killing of Women and Girls | UN General Assembly 2015

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 17 December 2015 on the report of the Third Committee (A/70/490) 70/176. Taking action against gender-related killing of women and girls.
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Dec 15, 2015
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