Bhaswati Mukherjee and Helena Nygren The World Conference on Human Rights provides a welcome opportunity to further the cause of women's rights globally. It represents the second such historical gathering of member States and governments in the field of human rights and fundamental freedoms. The first World Conference was held in Teheran in 1968. The Proclamation of Teheran solemnly reiterated that "the discrimination of which women are still victims in various regions of the world must be eliminated. An inferior status for women is contrary to the Charter of the United Nations as well as the provisions of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The full implementation of the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women is regarded as a necessity for the progress of mankind".l In addition, a resolution was adopted specifically focusing on measures to promote women's rights in the modem world including an unified long-term United Nations programme for the advancement of women. 2 The World Conference will assess the progress made in the field of human rights since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and new ways should be agreed upon for the future. It is considered necessary
Nordic Journal of International Law – Brill
Published: Apr 16, 2014
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