Womens rights - Women’s rights • Is the United States...

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Women’s rights Is the United States ready for Madam President In 2008? Hillary Clinton Beijing, China 1995
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Women’s conference “If there is one message that echoes forth from this conference, it is that human rights are women’s rights and that women’s rights are human rights.” Hillary Clinton Women and girls are more than 50 % of the world’s population and 70% of the world’s poor.
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Women’s rights What are some social and economic issues that are specific to women, especially in the developing world? What about in South Carolina?
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What can be done? We have to begin by understanding and analyzing the root causes of the problems that women face. They need to be involved in decision- making at a variety of levels in local communities, national governments and international organizations and institutions. Laws and treaties protecting women have to be enforced.
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Empowerment “Women are too often unsure of what they should do. They always have the feeling of
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