• Short Summary

    AFRICAN WOMEN WANT TO AND MUST TAKE AN ACTIVE PART IN THE CONTINGENT'S POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL LIFE, THE SECRETARY- GENERAL OF THE PAN-AFRICAN WOMEN'S ORGANISATION SAID YESTERDAY.

  • Description

    AFRICAN WOMEN WANT TO AND MUST TAKE AN ACTIVE PART IN THE CONTINGENT'S POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL LIFE, THE SECRETARY- GENERAL OF THE PAN-AFRICAN WOMEN'S ORGANISATION SAID YESTERDAY.

    MRS. JEANNE MARTIN CISSE, OF GUINEA, TOLD THE ORGANISATION'S THIRD CONGRESS AT ITS OPENING SESSION IN ALGIERS THAT AFRICAN WOMEN WANT A FREE, PROGRESSIVE AND PEACEFUL AFRICA.

    MR. MOHAMMED SAHNOUN, ALGERIAN DEPUTY GENERAL-SECRETARY OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY (OAU), SUGGESTED THAT ONE WAY OF FULFILLING THE AIMS OF THE AFRICAN WOMEN WOULD BE CLOSER CO-OPERATION BETWEEN THE ORGANISATION AND THE OAU.

    THE CONFERENCE, WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO LAST FOR FIVE DAYS, BEGAN AN EXAMINATION OF A REPORT SUBMITTED BY MRS. CISSE ON POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS.

    ALGERIAN NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT (FLN) PARTY LEADER KAID AHMED SAID AFRICAN WOMEN SHOULD NOT IMITATE WESTERN WOMEN, BUT SHOULD SOLVE THEIR PROBLEMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH NATIONAL AND AFRICAN TRADITIONS AND REALITIES.

    COUNTRIES REPRESENTED AT THE OPENING SESSION OF THE CONFERENCE WERE; ALGERIA, BURUNDI, CAMEROUN, CONGO-KINSHASA, CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, GUINEA, LIBERIA, LIBYA, MALI, CHAD, MADAGASCAR, SOMALIA, SUDAN, SENEGAL, TANZANIA, TUNISIA AND UPPER VOLTA.

    ALSO REPRESENTED WERE DELEGATIONS FROM THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS AND THE AFRICAN PARTY FOR THE INDEPENDENCE OF GUINEA, BIASSO AND THE CAPE VERDE ISLANDS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4JXJZZ9H6HGEEFV76VWYZD720
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JXJZZ9H6HGEEFV76VWYZD720
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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