20th Anniversary of Beijing Speech

On September 5, 1995, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a groundbreaking speech on women’s rights during the 4th Women’s Conference in Beijing. The speech is often quoted and is likely Clinton’s most famous speech. Today is the 20th Anniversary of the speech and to celebrate a video of the full speech is above.

To celebrate, Hillary for America has launched an initiative called for Women for Hillary. You can sign up for Women for Hillary HERE.

Source: Clinton Presidential Library YouTube Channel

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#TBT: “Women’s Rights are Human Rights”

On September 5, 1995, Hillary Rodham Clinton gave one of her most powerful speeches as First Lady. She was a featured speaker at the UN’s Fourth Women’s Conference in Beijing, China. During the speech, Clinton famously said “let it be that human rights are human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights.” Clinton has continued to fight for women’s rights as Senator, Secretary of State, and now a candidate for President of the United States.

Video Source: Clinton Presidential Library YouTube