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Hillary Clinton’s speech in Beijing

In this step we zoom into Hillary Clinton's speech held in the Fourth women's conference in Beijing.

In this step we zoom into Hillary Clinton’s speech – the then First Lady of the United States of America- at the Fourth women’s conference in Beijing. We will explore why the Beijing Conference was seen as revolutionary.

Watch another part of the documentary and note down your answers to the following questions:

  1. What strikes you in Clinton’s speech?
  2. Which argument made by Clinton in her speech was considered revolutionary in particular?

After you have done this, you can move to the next step in which we will further unpack the polarization that emerged in Beijing.


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