Archive | July, 1995

U.N./WOMEN: WOMEN’S GROUPS BARRED FROM FINAL BEIJING TALKS

Posted on 29 July 1995 by admin

UNITED NATIONS, July 28 (IPS) — Women’s groups and
non-governmental organizations (NGOS) will be barred from U.N.
meetings next week when negotiations on a disputed agenda for a
U.N. conference on women resume. Continue Reading

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AFRICA-WOMEN: PARLIAMENTARIANS TAKE UP THE FIGHT

Posted on 29 July 1995 by admin

OUAGADOUGOU, 28 July (IPS) — Had the first conference of
African female ministers and parliamentarians been held a few years
earlier, rather than this month, Sittou Raghadat Mohamed would not
have been there. Continue Reading

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AFRICA-WOMEN: THINKING PAST BEIJING

Posted on 28 July 1995 by admin

HARARE, July 28 (IPS) — It is not the Beijing conference that
most African women’s groups are apprehensive about. For the
majority, the real challenge lies in ensuring that strategies from
the encounter are implemented by their governments. Continue Reading

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CARIBBEAN: A WOMAN’S PLACE IS IN PARLIAMENT

Posted on 28 July 1995 by admin

PORT OF SPAIN, July 27 (IPS) — Is a woman’s place in the home,
as some Caribbean men still argue, or in the House of Parliament?
Ask 21-year-old unemployed Trinidadian Dale Brizan, and your
answer will be a resounding, “in parliament.” Continue Reading

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WOMEN: U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS CZAR SAYS BEIJING DRAFT WEAKENS RIGHTS

Posted on 26 July 1995 by admin

UNITED NATIONS, July 25 (IPS) — The United Nations’ top human
rights defender says a U.N. draft document aimed at promoting the
rights of women is riddled with provisions that undermine rather
than protect women’s human rights. Continue Reading

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WOMEN-INDIA: GOVERNMENT, ACTIVISTS DIFFER ON BEIJING PAPER

Posted on 15 July 1995 by admin

NEW DELHI, July 14 (IPS) — India’s free market and population
policies have created a deep rift between the government and local
women’s groups as they prepare for the fourth World Conference on
Women in Beijing. Continue Reading

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