America's Commitment: Women 2000
Reviews the progress made in advancing women's status since the UN 4th World Conference on Women (Beijing, September 1995). Besides the chapters listed in contents note, the document includes agency summaries, speeches by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Madeleine K. Albright, and a list of federal programs and resources for women and families.
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abuse activities Administration’s Agency for International Agency’s assistance beneﬁts breast cancer Bureau of Population Center child Clinton conference Coordinator countries Department of Defense DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Department of Justice DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Department of Veterans Department’s disabilities domestic violence economic employees employment Environmental Protection Agency families federal female female genital mutilation ﬁeld ﬁnancial ﬁrst ﬁve funding gender grants HEALTH AND HUMAN Hillary Rodham Clinton human rights HUMAN SERVICES implementation improve increase INFORMATION AGENCY initiatives International Development leadership loans microcredit National Institute non-governmental organizations Ofﬁce of Personnel ofﬁcials opportunities participation Peace Corps percent Personnel Management prevention promote Refugees Services Administration Small Business Administration Social Security Social Security Administration speciﬁc telecommuting trafﬁcking U.S. Agency U.S. Department United States Information Veterans Affairs violence against women Vital Voices Women’s Bureau Women’s Business Women’s Health workplace
Halaman 309 - Registry, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, the Health...
Halaman 341 - Kittani, distinguished delegates and guests: I would like to thank the Secretary General of the United Nations for inviting me to be part of the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. This is truly a celebration — a celebration of the contributions women make in every aspect of life: in the home, on the job, in their communities, as mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, learners, workers, citizens and leaders.
Halaman 231 - Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women...
Halaman 243 - be administered so as to give particular attention to those programs, projects and activities which tend to integrate women into the national economies of foreign countries, thus improving their status and assisting the total development effort.
Halaman 341 - ... in Beijing, we are focusing world attention on issues that matter most in the lives of women and their families: access to education, health care, jobs, and credit, the chance to enjoy basic legal and human rights and participate fully in the political life of their countries. There are some who question the reason for this conference. Let them listen to the voices of women in their homes, neighborhoods, and workplaces. There are some who wonder whether the lives of women and girls matter to...
Halaman 238 - It shall be the duty of said bureau to formulate standards and policies which shall promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Halaman 344 - ... are denied the chance to go to school, or see a doctor, or own property, or have a say about the direction of their lives, simply because they are women. The truth is that most women around the world work both inside and outside the home, usually by necessity. We need to understand that there is no one formula for how women should lead their lives. That is why we must respect the choices that each woman makes for herself and her family. Every woman deserves the chance to realize her God-given...
Halaman 234 - Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, in order to "make sure that all the effort and good ideas actually get implemented when we get back home.