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International Women's Conference #240551

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1975
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(Studio) Female Prime Min. of Sri Lanka [Mrs. Sirimaro Bandaranaike] and wives of Egyptian and Israeli leaders among delegates gathering in Mexico City for opening of international women's conference tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mexico City, Mexico) 10,000 women representing over 100 nations descend on Mexico City. [Israeli prime minister's wife Leah RABIN - thinks women can make great contribution to world.] Discussions at conference to include abortion, health, education. Tensions expected to disrupt conference. [Nigerian delegation Taiwo AJAI - feels West women have economy independence that women don't get to enjoy in Africa.] Fin. support not forthcoming for congress as freely as it hoped.
REPORTER: George Natanson

Cronkite, Walter;
Natanson, George

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