Quotation by Anna Quindlen

The Cairo conference ... is about a complicated web of education and employment, consumption and poverty, development and health care. It is also about whether governments will follow where women have so clearly led them, toward safe, simple and reliable choices in family planning. While Cairo crackles with conflict, in the homes of the world the orthodoxies have been duly heard, and roundly ignored.
Anna Quindlen (b. 1952), U.S. journalist, columnist, author. The New York Times, sect. A, p. 23 (September 7, 1994).

On the alliance of the Vatican and Islamic fundamentalists at the global population conference in Cairo, in opposition to legal abortion.
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