„The human rights of women and of the girl-child are an inalienable, integral and indivisible part of universal human rights."
What are women's rights?
Women's rights are of course also human rights. However, they must be formulated separately. Because women are all too often discriminated against on the basis of their sex. Women are thus prevented from participating in the political, social, economic and cultural life of their country under the same conditions as men. Women are also often subjected to gender-based violence. Improving the human rights situation of women is therefore crucial for the development of society as a whole.
How does SAIDA strengthen the rights of women?
Since 2010 we have been actively involved in the implementation of women's rights in developing countries. In Burkina Faso, we and our local partners are committed to strengthening the position of women in a concrete way. For example, we support them with literacy courses and income-generating measures. An income of their own in particular opens up new scope for action for women and ensures that they have a say in their families and communities.Specific projects ...
Conventions on the protection of women's rights
UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security
Beijing Declaration of the World Conference on Women
Under the section "Girls", it is explicitly stated that girls from the earliest stage of life onward, during their childhood and into adulthood, are discriminated against by widespread harmful attitudes and practices.
Program of Action of the Cairo International Conference on Population and Development
Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women
United Nations Development Fund for Women
Dec. 18, 1979
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Dec. 18, 1979
Dec. 10, 1948
Universal Declaration of Human Rights