First Ladies Meet for Women’s Summit

Nineteen women from the Americas, including Hillary Rodham Clinton and Panamanian first lady Dora Boyd de Perez, met with representatives of the World Bank and the United Nations today in Panama City for a summit on the problems facing women and children in the Americas.

Each first lady will address the summit on issues such as health and education for females, women’s leadership roles, sexual and labor abuse of children, improved education for women and children, and support for rural women wanting to earn an income.


AP - October 8, 1997

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