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Published: 15 April 2021

354 Pages | 35 halftones


ISBN: 9780197574744

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International Women's Year

The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Jocelyn Olcott

  • First narrative of the pivotal 1975 International Women's Year Conference that laid the basis for decades of global feminist activism
  • Highlights interactions and dialogues between First World and Third World feminists against the backdrop of the Cold War, Arab-Israeli conflict, and other key political events of the 1970s
  • Was the first of a series of women's conferences sponsored by UN