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Melanne Verveer is director of the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security. She was formerly US Ambassador for Global Women's Issues and worked at the center of the work of the US delegation at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995.

  •  October 14, 2020 
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Twenty-five years ago this month, tens of thousands of women (and some men) gathered in Beijing for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. It was a profound moment in the history of women’s rights, convening 5,000 official delegates from nearly every country in the world and more than 30,000 …

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