TitleNational machinery for the advancement of women.
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Urges countries to establish national machinery for the advancement of women; calls upon Governments to develop information systems that include statistics and indicators on the status of women; recommends that statistics and other information on women be an integral part of all relevant major statistical and public information programmes of the UN system; decides that the questionnaire to be prepared by the Secretary-General to collect information for the review and appraisal of the implementation of the Forward-looking Strategies should contain a specific section on national machinery or its equivalent; calls upon Governments to ensure the effective participation of women and women's non-governmental organizations in decision-making at all levels in order to bring about a lasting improvement in the welfare of societies.
Adopted at the 15th plenary meeting, 26 May 1988. In: Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Economic and Social Council at its 1st regular session of 1988, 3-27 May 1988. - E/1988/INF/5. - 27 June 1988. - p. 63-65. - Issued in ESCOR, 1988, Suppl. no. 1.