Four global conferences on women's situation, called by UNO during the last quarter of the century, helped to focus attention of the world community on the problem of gender equality. Resolutions of conferences consolidated people of the whole world to achieve common targets and to work out an effective plan of activities in order to improve women's situation in all the spheres of social and private life.
On June 25, 1993 representatives of 171 countries accepted in consensus Vienna Declarations and Program of activities of the World Conference on Human Rights, successfully concluding lasted for two weeks World Conference and rendering to the international community the general plan of strengthening activities in the field of human rights globally.
Since 1994 the Russian Women's NGO - "East-West: Women's Innovation
Projects" publishes the social and enlightening magazine "Woman
plus...". This publication attempts to compensate represeubed by the
lack of a press for women. The purposes of the magazine are:
to assisst women to be involved in social and economic life of society,
to spread Russian and foreign experience of women's civil initiatives,
to give women opportunity to express their opinion about actual and
"Woman plus..." differs from the most non-commercial publications in
the following respects:
prime readers of the magazine as well as authors of most of the articles
it publishes beside informational and statistical data, also analitical
it includes a lot of enlightening materials,
it covers a broad spectrum of problems,
it is published in two languages. Russian and English version.
It makes possible to inform the public abroad about social transformations
going on in our country. Periodicity of the publication is 3-4 issues
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