Leaders of prominent women’s organizations today welcomed the U.S. decision to withdraw all its demands for controversial changes to a new United Nations declaration affirming women’s human rights.

“We applaud the U.S. decision to rejoin the international community in support of women’s human rights,” said Jodi Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Health and Gender Equity. “We regret only that it took so long.”

To read the Press Release, click here: Women’s Leaders Welcome U.S. Decision To Rejoin Global Consensus for Women’s Human Rights (3/4/2005)

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