Local Implementation of Global Norms

         •BPFA+20 In Taiwan            

 1.Institutional Mechanisms for the Advancement of Women                       


In 2011, the first  gender equality bureau in Taiwan was established, which has served as the highest cross-ministerial agency to promote gender mainstreaming within central government. 

 2.Human Rights of Women                                                                               

 In 2011, the Enforcement Act of CEDAW was passed, which regulates that all the provisions and the general recommendations of CEDAW shall have the same effect as the domestic laws.

 3.Education & Training of Women                                                                        


 4.Women & Health                                                                                                


 5.Violence Against Women                                                                                  


 6. Women & Armed Conflict                                                                                 


 7. Women, Poverty & the Economy                                                                      


 8. Women in Power & Decision-Making                                                               


 9. Women & the Media                                                                                     


 10. Women & the Environment                                                                         


 11.The Girl Child                                                                                                  



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