Beijing+25 Asia-Pacific Youth Blog
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Call for submissions
On occasion of the 25th anniversary of the of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific is relaunching its Youth Blog to offer young people from across the region with an online advocacy space to raise their ideas, concerns and expectations in relation to gender equality and women’s rights.
The Beijing+25 Asia-Pacific Youth Blog will be hosted on the UN Women Asia-Pacific website and will accept submissions from young people aged 14 to 30 years from any country in the region.
The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was adopted in 1995 by 189 governments committed to taking strategic, bold action in 12 critical areas of concern: Poverty, education and training, health, violence, armed conflict, economy, power and decision-making, institutional mechanisms, human rights, media, environment and the girl child.
The year 2020 will also mark the five-year review of the Sustainable Development Goals, the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, and the 10th anniversary of the creation of UN Women.
 The information and views expressed in UN Women web blogs by youth from Asia and the Pacific are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of UN Women, the United Nations, or any of its affiliated organizations.