ECOSOC : Commission on the Status of Women - Beginner level
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COMMITTEE: ECOSOC: Commission on the Status of Women
NAME: Deborah Meyer
Topic A: The Pertinence of Contemporary Applications of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action
The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfa) ‘’affirmed the primary duty of States to promote and protect all human rights and fundamental freedoms of women.’’ Israel, as a 2017 member of the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW), also works towards this goal. The country’s position on the issue in the Beijing+15 (2010) review conference has improved greatly. 51% of judges in the judicial system are women, about 3% more women have academic degrees than men and many laws have been passed on behalf of women’s equality to men. However, pay gaps and difficulty in application of laws are examples of problems which still persist.
Israel has recognized the importance in equality of women, ever since declarin...