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China / Women's Conference / Common Problems and Strategies #162329

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 04, 1995
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) First Lady Hillary Clinton shown arriving in Beijing for the United Nations Women's Conference.

(Beijing: Jim Laurie) The opening of the conference featured; scenes shown from the conference proper and the less predictable meeting outside Beijing, which included a vigil by women dressed in black protesting women's suffering. [UN Women's Conference Secretary General Gertrude MONGELLA, delegates Malikka DUTT, Christina DEHENEY - talk about the conference's aims.] [Chinese delegate KANG Min - (thru translator) cites the most important issue.]

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(No location given: Beth Nissen) Local problems common to women everywhere that are being discussed at the conference examined. [Attorney/international activist Dorchen LEIDHOLDT - hope common strategies can be developed.] [US delegate Kathy DRAYTON, South African delegate Joyce SUWANI - explain approaches and problems back home.] Examples given of solutions to women's problems being carried out in several nations.

Crier, Catherine;
Laurie, Jim;
Nissen, Beth

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