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*** THE GREATNESS WHICH MIGHT BE THEIRS
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Reflections on the Agenda and Platform for Action for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women: Equality, Development and Peace

Beijing, China August-September 1995

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"As long as women are prevented from attaining their highest possibility, so long will men be unable to achieve the greatness which might be theirs."
`Abdu'l-Baha

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- Introduction: Religion as an Agent for Promoting the Advancement of Women at all Levels

- Education: Educating Girls: An Investment in the Future

- Health: Primary Health Care and the Empowerment of Women

- Violence: Ending Violence Against Women

- Economic Structures: Women in the Informal Sector in Malaysia

- Power Sharing Baha'i Law and Principle: Creating Legal and Institutional Structures for Gender Equality

- Mechanisms for Advancement: UNIFEM/Baha'i Project Raises Community Awareness

- Human Rights: Protection of Women's Rights

- Media: Women and the Broadcast Media: Legal Strategies for Enhancing the Portrayal of Women

- Girl Child: The Girl Child: A Critical Concern

- Appendix: The Status of Women in the Baha'i Community

[This essay was published in The Greatness Which Might Be Theirs, a compilation of reflections on the Agenda and Platform for Action for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women: Equality, Development and Peace, published for distribution at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing and the parallel NGO Forum in Huairou, China, August/September 1995.]

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