We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby,
But There’s Much More to Do to Stretch International Women’s Day to Every Day
“This week the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women is reviewing progress made on women’s rights since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action 20 years ago at the 1995 Beijing Conference on Women, where then-First Lady Hillary Clinton famously declared that women’s rights are human rights.
However, as Clinton said this week, “Today, two decades later, it’s clear: We are not there yet. We still have a lot of work to do.”