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Where are we in advancing women's rights?

In the fall of 1995, then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton told an audience of world leaders and activists gathered in Beijing for the Fourth World Conference for Women: “Human rights are women's rights….And women's rights are human rights.”

That conference resulted in more than a famous speech: it produced the Beijing Platform for Action, a roadmap for gender equality across the globe. 

Twenty-five years later, how far have we come in advancing women’s rights? Have refugee women experienced the same gains as the rest of the world? Watch our video to see the progress we’ve made since 1995—and the work that still needs to be done. You can learn more here