H.Con.Res.39 - Supporting the commitments of the United States announced at the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, China, in September 1995.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] (Introduced 03/06/1997)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/21/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.39 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/06/1997)
Reaffirms the universal nature of human rights and the principle that women's rights are human rights.
Supports: (1) the inter-agency council on women; and (2) action on the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
Considers that dedication to enacting U.S. commitments to promote the following would benefit citizens around the world: (1) economic security; (2) the human rights of women; (3) the health of women and children; (4) the empowerment of women and the strengthening of families; and (5) women's legal status and political participation.
Encourages the U.S. Government to build on the strong partnership of nongovernmental organizations and governments that developed during the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. Urges governmental actions that uphold and enact the tenets of the platform for action and the commitments of the United States made at the Conference.