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What does BPA stand for?

BPA stands for Beijing Platform for Action (est. 1995; China)


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Briefing paper: The women and health section of the Beijing Platform for Action.
The Bank endorses Pakistan's national and international commitment highlighted in the Beijing Platform for Action, 1995; the National Plan of Action for Women, 1998 and the National Policy for Development & Empowerment of Women, 2002.
It is in this context that the renewed call by feminist activists for the implementation of strategic actions envisaged in the Cairo Programme of Action and the Beijing Platform for Action gains salience and acquires meaning.
I left the meeting convinced that the creation of this new gender entity will make 2010 a watershed year in the struggle for women's rights, on par with the passage of CEDAW in 1979, the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action in 1995 which set out a number of actions for fundamental changes by 2000 and the introduction of the Millennium Development Goals in 2000.
In most cases FOI has been viewed in the context of liberating journalists, when in essence, access to the right information can provide leverage for women in Africa to effectively participate in important developmental issues like Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs), the UN Millennium Development Goals, International instruments like CEDAW, Beijing Platform for Action and the African Union's NEPAD initiative.