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Cairo, Egypt / United Nations Population Conference #359215

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 04, 1994
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(Studio: Edie Magnus) Report introduced.

(Cairo: Bob Simon) The overcrowded city, with problems of sanitation and sewage, where the United Nations population conference is to take place, examined; scenes shown from poor neighborhoods of Cairo, Egypt. [Islamic fundamentalist leader Dr. Essan ERYAN - comments on the issue of abortion.] The UN's prediction that the world's population will double in 50 years unless measures are taken noted. [Egyptian family planning minister Dr. Maher MAHRAN - says we are destroying the whole world.] The UN's move to change the emphasis from birth control to improving the status of women reported. [US aid program Sally SHELTON - says women should have the same rights as men.]

Magnus, Edie;
Simon, Bob

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