Language from the Beijing Platform for Action and UN CSW agreed conclusions (1995-2017) on the roles of men and boys in achieving gender equality

This document brings together extracts from the Beijing Platform for Action (1995) and agreed conclusions from the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW: 1996-2017) specifically pertaining to the roles of men and boys in achieving gender equality. It was compiled by MenEngage Alliance as a resource to support the advocacy work of members, partners and others working in the field of gender equality.

Six themes of particular relevance to engaging men and boys are included as follows: general statements about involving men and boys in gender equality; violence against women; caregiving and the sharing of family responsibilities; sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS; education and changing attitudes; and the media.