Analyzing Clinton 's Speech About Women 's Rights

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Analyzing Clinton’s speech about women’s rights. On September 5, 1995, many countries came together in Beijing China to hear Hillary Clinton 's speech about women 's rights. This speech was the United Nations Fourth World Conference of Women. Clinton addressed problems that needed to be corrected in many countries around the world, including the United States regarding the liberties of women, and why it was authoritative that they receive these freedoms. According to Clinton’s speech (1995), “The great challenge of this conference is to give voice to women everywhere whose experiences go unnoticed, whose words go unheard”(pg.2). In her speech she strategically used ethos, pathos and logos. Clinton made it clear that she understands the callous disregard women received and expressed her thoughts using ethos. For the first part Clinton states that “Earlier today, I participated in a World Health Organization forum. In that forum, we talked about ways that government officials, NGOs, and individual citizens are working to address the health problems of women and girls. Tomorrow, I will attend a gathering of the United Nations Development Fund for Women.”(Clinton 2). As I was reading this part of Clinton’s I was wondering whether she is a feminist because she said she will be attending the United Nations Development Fund for women. Again she quoted that, “Over the past 25 years, I have worked persistently on issues relating to women, children, and families. Over the past two…

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