|UN General Assembly Special Session, "Women
2000: Gender, Equality, Development and Peace for the 21st Century."
More than 180 nations gather to assess how far the world has
come in achieving the goals of gender equality that were agreed
upon in the Beijing Platform for Action.
UN Millennium Summit
in New York is attended by over 150 world leaders who sign
the Millennium Declaration and commit to adopting the Millennium
Development Goals, including the goal to promote gender equality
and empower women.