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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE FOURTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON WOMEN : WEDNESDAY, 6 SEPTEMBER 1995

Delegates met for their second day of negotiations on the draft Platform for Action and Declaration during the third day of the Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW). By the end of the day, four official bodies had been formed to examine specific sections of the texts. Working Group I examined the chapter on institutional arrangements. Working Group II examined the sections on human rights and violence, and conducted a first reading of the draft Declaration. In addition, each working group has formed a contact group, one to examine the section on health and one to examine the Declaration. The Plenary, meeting in three sessions, continued to hear statements under Agenda Item 8, General Exchange of Views.