Women in Development Europe

The Annual General Assembly of Women in Development Europe (WIDE) took place in Madrid in March 1993. WIDE has members from 13 countries, mainly EC member states. The conference focused on `Women, Human Rights and Development' and the author briefly describes how the main speakers were concerned with the lack of international protection for the human rights of women, from the rise of fundamentalism in Magreb and wars in Eastern Europe through prostitution and trafficking in Asia.