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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FOURTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN : TUESDAY, 5 SEPTEMBER 1995

The second day of the Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW) found delegates turning their attention to the substantive work of the Conference: negotiating the draft Platform for Action and the Declaration. The Main Committee met during a morning session to adopt the reports from the contact group on the definition of gender and the informal consultations. Two Working Groups were established, and met during the afternoon to begin removing brackets from text related to health and human rights. The Plenary met during the morning and afternoon to hear statements under Agenda Item 8, General Exchange of Views.