30 years ago in Miami, 1500 women from 80 countries came together. They held a tribunal and a think tank to plan for sustainability of life on earth, forming demands for the UN Rio Summit on Environment and Development. Now everyone seeing the disaster they predicted and may be ready to adopt the measures they prescribe.
Host(s): Frieda Werden
Featured Speakers/Guests: The late Bella Abzug, former US Congresswoman and founder of the Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO); Peggy Antrobus, of Barbados, co-founder of DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women in a New Era), and author of The Global Women’s Movement: Issues and Strategies for the New Century; and many other women.
Credits: Produced by Frieda Werden. This event was the first major activity of the Women’s Environment and Development Organization, which is still very active: www.wedo.org
Comments: Videos of all the plenaries of the World Women’s Congress for a Healthy Planet can be viewed here: http://gift-economy.com/world-womens-congress-for-a-healthy-planet-wedo/