3.01.2005

Beijing +10 Disgraces Us All

PeaceWomen, a web portal created and maintained by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, has a complete list of all activities occurring around Beijing +10, both governmental and nongovernmental.

Here is the draft Declaration of the 49th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, released on February 22. (pdf file)

Here are the changes proposed by the United States Government. (pdf file)

It's there in black and white, folks: the Shrub administration believes women do not have the right to an abortion and that the USG does not support reproductive freedom. The USG, the Vatican, and some extremely religious nations are the only places in the world holding back on women's rights. The United States is a disgrace for leading the pack of reactionary men determined to legislate women's wombs.