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Clinton Not Progressive Enough? Depends Upon What You Mean By Progressive [View all]

The great challenge of this conference is to give voice to women everywhere whose experiences go unnoticed, whose words go unheard. Women comprise more than half the world’s population, 70% of the world’s poor, and two-thirds of those who are not taught to read and write. We are the primary caretakers for most of the world’s children and elderly. Yet much of the work we do is not valued -- not by economists, not by historians, not by popular culture, not by government leaders.


From Hillary Clinton's Address at the Fourth World Conference in Bejing, 1995

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/hillaryclintonbeijingspeech.htm













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