Institutional Mechanisms: Overview
A significant foundation of the Beijing Platform for Action is therecognition that inadequate mechanisms exist at all levels to promotethe advancement of women.
“Nationalmachineries are diverse in form and uneven in their effectiveness, andin some cases have declined. Often marginalized in national governmentstructures, these mechanisms are frequently hampered by unclearmandates, lack of adequate staff, training, data and sufficientresources, and insufficient support from national political leadership.”
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