Women and girls

Gender Declarations


2013 High Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy

The First Joint Ministerial Meeting on Small and Medium Enterprises and Women (2013)

2012 APEC Leaders' Declaration, Russia, 8-9 September 2012

2012 APEC Women and the Economy Forum - Statement

2011 APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy - Declaration


2004 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women in the ASEAN Region

2004 ASEAN Declaration Against Trafficking in Persons Particularly Women and Children [PDF]


CHOGM 2011 Final Communiqué, Australia, 30 October 2011

10th Commonwealth Women's Affairs Minister's Meeting Communiqué: Women Leadership for Enterprise. Commonwealth Foundation. 19 June 2013

The Commonwealth Plan of Action for Gender Equality 2005 – 2015 [PDF]

Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Islands Forum 2012 - Full communiqué, including the Pacific Leaders Gender Equality Declaration (page 13) [PDF]

United Nations

The elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls [PDF external].Commission on the Status of Women 57th Session, Agreed Conclusions. 4-15 March 2013

The Future Women Want: A Call to Action by Women Leaders at Rio+20 , Brazil, 21 June 2012

Joint Statement  on Advancing Women's Political Participation. 66th UN General Assembly High-Level event, New York, 19 September 2011

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action [PDF]


Fifth Pacific Ministerial Meeting on Women: Communiqué [PDF]. 24-25 October 2013

Fifth East Asia Gender Equality Ministerial Meeting: Joint Ministerial Communique [PDF]. 16 May 2013

Australian National Compact on Female Genital Mutilation. 9 April 2013

Lower Mekong Initiative Joint Statement on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment. 16 July 2012

The Manila Declaration - Asia-Pacific Leadership and Policy Dialogue for Women’s and Children’s Health [PDF]. 9 November 2012