Archive | September, 1995

WOMEN-AFRICA: BEIJING’S BITTER AFTERTASTE

Posted on 16 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (IPS) — African governments walked away from
the Fourth World Conference on Women today with much less than they
had hoped. Continue Reading

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WOMEN: PROMISES, PROMISES, BUT FEW “WHENS” AND “HOWS”

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 14 (IPS) — Seventy of the 150 plus governments
that addressed the plenary of the Fourth World Conference on Women
made commitments of varying tenor to improving the lot of women,
but precious few gave any indication of how and when they would do
so. Continue Reading

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WOMEN-HUMAN RIGHTS: THE BEDROOM HAS GONE GLOBAL

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 14 (IPS) — The U.N. Development Fund For Women
(UNIFEM), spurred by global recognition of the problem of violence
against women, today launched a campaign to collect concrete action
plans from governments and activists worldwide. Continue Reading

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WOMEN-RELIGION: WHAT ARAB WOMEN THINK

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

Ihsan Bouabid

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (IPS) — Arab women have strong views about
the Platform for Action finalized today at the Fourth World
Conference on Women, but are sanguine about their role in the
meeting. Continue Reading

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WOMEN-INFORMATION: HOW TO SPREAD THE WORD

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (IPS) — “The proof of the pudding is in the
eating.” Continue Reading

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EUROPE-WOMEN: THE “NON-REGION” AT THE WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (IPS) — Eastern Europe was the odd region out
during the Fourth World Conference on Women which concluded here
today. Continue Reading

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WOMEN: ANTI-DISCRIMINATION WATCHDOG COMPLAINS OF EXCLUSION

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 13 (IPS) — A global committee set up to blow the
whistle on discrimination against women complained here today that
its members were being shut out of the various debates at the
Fourth U.N. World Conference on Women. Continue Reading

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WOMEN-AFRICA: BEIJING’S BITTER AFTERTASTE

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (IPS) — African governments walked away from
the Fourth World Conference on Women today with much less than they
had hoped. Continue Reading

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WOMEN-LABOR: MIGRANTS EVERYWHERE, BUT HARDLY IN BEIJING DOCUMENT

Posted on 15 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 14 (IPS) — The touchy issues of labor migration
and migrants’ rights have climbed up a few rungs at the women’s
conference here, but still have a long way to go before they reach
the top of the global agenda. Continue Reading

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WOMEN: DE BEAUVOIR JOINS THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM

Posted on 14 September 1995 by admin

BEIJING, Sept. 13 (IPS) — Amid last-ditch attempts to save a
global platform for action from turning into a mere wish list for
women’s advancement, a group founded by one of the leading
feminists of the century has added its voice to the call for women
to enjoy freedom of reproductive choice. Continue Reading

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