Article 19 Right to Sustainable Development Women shall have the right to fully enjoy their right to sustainable development. In this connection, the States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to:
- Point a
introduce the gender perspective in the national development planning procedures;
- Point b
ensure participation of women at all levels in the conceptualisation, decision-making, implementation and evaluation of development policies and programmes;
- Point c
promote women’s access to and control over productive resources such as land and guarantee their right to property;
- Point d
promote women’s access to credit, training, skills development and extension services at rural and urban levels in order to provide women with a higher quality of life and reduce the level of poverty among women;
- Point e
take into account indicators of human development specifically relating to women in the elaboration of development policies and programmes; and
- Point f
ensure that the negative effects of globalisation and any adverse effects of the implementation of trade and economic policies and programmes are reduced to the minimum for women.
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