Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Women For A Healthy Planet

HILKA PIETILA

late 1989 it was decided that the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), or the Earth Summit, would be held in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)—20 years after the first UN Conference on Human Environment in 1972 in Stockholm.  The report Our Common Future, compiled by the Independent Commission on Environment and Development and chaired by then Prime Minister of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland, was used as a conceptual and political basis for the Earth Summit. Environmental issues had been on the UN agenda since the Stockholm Conference, but women were seldom taken into account in connection with these, and their participation in debates on the use of natural resources and environmental protection was rare….To Read More…..
 
My Take - Exactly what do women's rights have to do with the environment?  The real answer lies in the deep unwarranted desire of the left to engineer the lives of everyone on planet Earth.  We really do need to get that!   

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