United Nations Decade for Women Conference: Nairobi 1985

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- typescript 'Statement by Lady Young, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs ... to the World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women' with photocopy from Hansard

- typescript 'The Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women by the Year 2000 AD' by Marianne Haslegrave with page from 'Zionist Review' article entitled 'Zionism = Racism in Nairobi' Oct 1985

- typescript with details of speeches delivered at a one-day conference at the Commonwealth Institute on 28 Mar 1985 to examine the impact of the Decade for Women in the United Kingdom

- correspondence concerning meeting in Jun 1985 to share views with British delegates attending the Conference in Jul

- agenda and circular for a one-day seminar 'What next?' on 9 Dec 1985 organised by the Women's Organisation Interest Group to mark the end of the Decade for Women

Publications:

- 'The Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies for Advancement of Women.' Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1985

- 'The Nairobi Forward-Looking Strategies for the Advancement of Women', United Nations, Dec 1986

- 'The Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies for Advancement of Women. A Review', Home Office, Apr 1987

- leaflet 'United Nations Decade for Women 1976-1985. Equality, development and peace' (with letter dated 22 May 1985)

- 'In and around the UN', Quaker Office at the United Nations, Oct 1985

- 'Forward from Nairobi. Strategies for the Future' by Marianne Haslegrave

- 'International Women's News', Journal of the International Alliance of Women, vol 80, number 3, 1985

- photocopy of United Nations press release 29 Jul 1985 about Forward-Looking Strategies

- leaflet 'Women. United Nations Work for Women', Sep 1984

- leaflet 'United Nations Decade for Women. Review Conference: Nairobi 1985. What next?', May 1986

- pamphlet 'World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women, Nairobi, 15-26 Jul 1985. Some developments in the implementation of the objectives of the Decade for Women in the United Kingdom....'

- leaflet 'World Conference to review and appraise the achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women...' Sep 1984

- pamphlet 'United Nations Decade for Women 1976-1985' Bulletin no 10, 1985, Bulletin number 11 Special Conference Issue, Jul 1985

- poster 'World Conference to review and appraise the achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women...15 to 26 Jul 1985'

- official reports by Non-Governmental Organisations of the Health Topic Group and Violence Topic G roup in preparation for the end of the decade world conference to be held in Nairobi from 15-26 Jul 1985

Press cuttings:

- 'UN women's conference Sally Dealler reports from Nairobi' from 'Labour Weekly' 2 Aug 1985

- press cuttings concerning the Nairobi conference - the Forum held on 10-19 Jul 1985 and the Conference held on 15-26 Jul 1985