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National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference - File 020. November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977. University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 2, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/1364/show/1347.

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National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. (November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977). National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference - File 020. Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection. University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/1364/show/1347

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National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference - File 020, November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977, Selections from the Marjorie Randal National Women’s Conference Collection, University of Houston Libraries, accessed December 2, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1996_007/item/1364/show/1347.

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Title National Plan of Action adopted at National Women's Conference
Creator
  • National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year
Publisher National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year
Date November 18, 1977-November 21, 1977
Language eng
Subject
  • Feminism
  • Women's rights
  • National Women's Conference
Place
  • Houston, Texas
  • Washington, D. C.
Genre
  • pamphlets
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  • Text
Collection
  • University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
  • Carey C. Shuart Women’s Research Collection
  • Marjorie Randal National Women's Conference Collection
Donor Randal, Marjorie
Rights No Copyright - United States
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Title File 020
Transcript HUMAN RIGHTS TREATIES AND INTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS ON WOMEN In pressing for respect for human rights, the President and the Congress should note the special situation of women victims of oppression, political imprisonment and torture. They should also intensify efforts for ratification and compliance with international human rights treaties and conventions to which the United States is signatory, specifically including those on women's rights. PEACE AND DISARMAMENT The President and the Congress should intensify efforts to: • Build, in cooperation with other nations, an international framework within which serious disarmament negotiations can occur. • Reduce military spending and foreign military sales, convert excessive weapons manufacturing capacity to production for meeting human needs. • Support peace education in schools and advanced study in the fields of conflict resolution and peace keeping. To this end the United States should take the lead in urging all nuclear powers to start phasing out their nuclear arsenals rather than escalating weapons development and deployment, and should develop initiatives to advance the cause of world peace. INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AND COMMUNICATION Government agencies, media, schools, and citizen organizations should be encouraged to promote programs of international education and communication emphasizing women's present and potential contribution, particularly in developing countries, to economic and social well-being. Improved methods should be devised for collection and dissemination of this needed information in order to make adequate data available to policy makers and the public. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DECADE The U.S. should give vigorous support to the goals of the UN Decade for Women, Equality, Development and Peace, in the General Assembly and other international meetings; should give financial support to Decade activities and should participate fully in the 1980 mid- Decade World Conference to review progress toward 18
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