SEPTEMBER 5, 1995
Distinguished delegates and guests,
I would like to thank the Secretary General of the United Nations for inviting me to be part of the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. This is truly a celebration -- a celebration of the contributions women make in every aspect of life: in the home, on the job, in their communities, as mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, learners, workers, citizens and leaders.
“If there is one message that echoes forth from this conference, it is that human rights are women’s rights…. And women’s rights are human rights.”