International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

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Amid the geopolitical and social turmoil of the 1970s, the United Nations declared 1975 as International Women's Year. The capstone event, a two-week conference in Mexico City, was dubbed by organizers and journalists as "the greatest consciousness-raising event in history." The event drew an all-star cast of characters, including Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, Iranian Princess Ashraf Pahlavi, and US feminist Betty Friedan, as well as a motley array of policymakers, activists, and journalists. International Women's ...

International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History 2017, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195327687

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