Oct 23

"A Women's Issue"

by Sargent Shriver Peace Institute | 10/23/2017 3:13PM | Quote of the Week | Human Rights

"A Women's Issue"

"A Women's Issue"

In a 1975 speech that could be considered forward-thinking even by today's standards, Sargent Shriver emphasized that the roles we cling to for women and men ultimately limit all of us as human beings. While speaking at the Women's Leadership Conference Luncheon during his run for President in 1975, Sargent Shriver listed all of the areas in which women faced inequality and discrimination: in politics, in the workplace, in the financial industry, and in domestic issues. Sarge also emphasized that while he knew it was important to address these issues with women, it was just as important to address them with men.

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Marquesia Horton

I am just learning about Mr Shriver, and all the positive ways he impacted and still impacts a person like me!

10/23/2017 6:29 PM