UN International Conference on Women in Beijing

Over 500 Bahá'ís (including 50 youth) representing more than 50 countries participate in the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China; BIC serves on the Global NGO Forum Facilitating Committee. For the conference in Beijing, the BIC undertook a survey of womens participation in Baha'i community life, producing a report for the FWCW and also attended the Inter-session of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, among other activities. Distributed statement The Role of Religion in Promoting the Advancement of Women.