Wings 09-12

25 years ago, the United Nations held its 4th and so far its last World Conference on Women, in China. This is part 2 of a WINGS retrospective on that conference and the issues and politics that surround it. Speakers: Pacifica radio reporter Julie Drizin on national propaganda; program host, Frieda Werden; reporter from FIRE (Feminist International Radio Endeavour), Maria Suarez; Director of the UN Population Fund, Dr. Nafis Sadik; Uganda’s Vice President and Minister of Community Development, Wandira Specioza Kazibwe; Women’s Economic Agenda Project board member, and welfare recipient, Renee Pico; Ellen Diederich, German peace activist and participant in Women’s Peace Train; Diane Bailey, UN Radio “Women”; Norway’s Minister of Children and Family, Greta Birgit; Norway’s Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland; Margaretta D’Arcy, Irish campaigner for counting women’s unwaged work.

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