Unfinished Business: A Parallel Report on Canada’s Implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action

Posted 2019-10-27 by A Network of NGOs, Trade Unions and Independent Experts | Préparé par un réseau d’ONG, de syndicats et d’expertes indépendantes in Research and Working Papers

This study provides an assessment of Canada’s progress in meeting the goals for gender equality set out in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Adopted unanimously by 189 countries including Canada in 1995, the Beijing Declaration is the most progressive global blueprint ever for advancing women’s rights. The report examines Canada’s progress over the last 25 years in areas ranging from reproductive health to women’s economic standing and the situation of women in prisons.

The report was produced by a network of more than 50 women’s rights and equality-seeking organizations, trade unions and independent experts representing millions of members from across the country.

Un résumé de ce rapport est aussi disponible en français.


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Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights
Amnesty International
Association québécoise des organismes de coopération internationale (AQOCI)
Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic
Campaign 2000
Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies
Canadian Women’s Foundation
CARE Canada
Canada Without Poverty
Canadian Association of University Teachers
Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Canadian Federation of Students
Canadian Federation of University Women
Canadian Labour Congress
Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW)
Canadian Teachers Federation
Canadian Union of Public Employees
Child Care Now
Child Care Resource and Research Unit
Chinese & Southeast Asian Legal Clinic
Colour of Poverty
DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN)
Egale Canada
Equal Pay Coalition
Equal Voice
Feminist Alliance for International Action (FAFIA)
G(irls)20
Girls Guides of Canada
Informed Opinions
International Women’s Right Project
Institute for International Women’s Rights–Manitoba
Inter Pares
Justice for Girls
Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF)
MATCH International
Millennial Womxn in Policy
National Association of Women and the Law (NAWL)
Native Women’s Association of Canada
Nobel Women Initiative
Ontario Coalition of Agencies Serving Immigrants Ontario
Native Women’s Association
Oxfam Canada
Pauktuutit Women of Canada
Pay Equity Coalition–New Brunswick
Voice of Women for Peace
Women of the Métis Nation
Women’s Shelters Canada
World Federalist Movement–Canada
Women, Peace and Security Network–Canada
YWCA Canada
Young Women’s Leadership Network