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ERIC Number: ED250240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun-7
Pages: 162
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Women in Development: Looking to the Future. Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Relations. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.
In this Congressional hearing witnesses explored the roles of government, private agencies, the media, public education, business, and labor in contributing to the further enhancement of the role of women in the economic development of the Third World. Government witnesses were M. Peter McPherson, Agency for International Development and Nancy Clark Reynolds, U.N. Commission on the Status of Women. Current initiatives of the Agency for International Development were inserted for the record. Private group witnesses were Vivian Lowery Derryck, Coalition on Women in Development and National Council of Negro Women; David L. Guyer, American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service and Save the Children, Inc.; Patricia Hutar, U.S. Committee for the U.N. Fund for Women; C. Payne Lucas, Africare; and Elise Fiber Smith, Overseas Education Fund. Witnesses for media and public education were Susan Catania, former Illinois State Representative and former Chairwoman, Illinois Women's Year Conference; and Jane Knowles, Association for Women in Development. Business and labor witnesses were Lee H. Bloom, U.S. Council for International Business; Sam Haddad, American Institute for Free Labor Development, AFL-CIO; and Michaela L. Walsh, Women's World Banking. Additional statements were made by representatives from national and international organizations and from universities in the United States. (RM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate.