Volume 21, Issue 4
Pages 155 - 159

The Women's Conference: Where Aspirations and Realities Met

The year leading up to the United Nations’ Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing in September 1995, had been filled with suspense. Would the nations of the world be able to find common ground on which they could all stand and agree to raise the education, health and economic well-being of women to levels equal to those of men?

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