Women's Coalition for Nairobi
Women's Coalition for Nairobi
An organization known as the Women's Coalition for Nairobi was formed in New York City by a number of both communist and far-left groups, according to the CPUSA's newspaper, the Daily World, February 22, 1985, in an article entitled "Women's coalition plans May seminar."
This organization became, essential, a tool of the Communist Party USA , and was formed as an alternative group to the official U.S. delegation to the United Nations 1985 world conference for the "Decade for Women", which was scheduled to meet in Nairobi, Kenya, July 15-26, 1985. Excerpts from the Daily World article give their version of how and why the Coalition was formed (not reproduced in the order in which they appeared in the original article).
"The coalition was formed in response to the 'official' U.S. delegation's stated intention that it will not bring to Nairobi - the issues of unemployment, poverty, racism and the military buildup facing U.S. women today."
"The grassroots coalition, concerned with the threat of nuclear war and the repression of the peoples of El Salvador, South Africa, the Middle East and others struggling for peace and freedom, said that this demands a "call to action for women of the world.""
"The Women's Coalition for Nairobi was formed by a group of women's, peace, civil rights, labor, professional, church and community organizations to address the issues of the UN Decade for Women - Peace, Equality and Development. The Decade ends with a nongovernmental organization (NGO) Forum and governmental conference in Nairobi. Some of the Coalition participants will attend the Nairobi meetings either as representatives of NGO's, of other national or local organizations, or as individuals."
"Participating in the Saturday sesss of the Women's Coalition for Nairobi were members of
- Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) - (a CPUSA front)
- Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) - (a thoroughly CPUSA infiltrated and at times, dominated, far-left, anti-America group with ties to the Soviet Union through its women's front, the Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF). One of the key members of the "Hanoi Lobby", "Anti-Defense Lobby" and even the "PLO Lobby".
- Women's Strike for Peace (WSP) - (another thoroughly CPUSA penetrated and often led organization. Also one of the top leaders of the "Hanoi Lobby" and "Anti-Defense Lobby."
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) - a far-left organization that was formed, in part, by the CPUSA and its sympathizers
- Quaker UNO Office
- Rainbow Coalition Peace Caucus (Rainbow Coalition) - a heavily CPUSA influenced if not led part of the National Rainbow Coalition
- Women's Political Caucus
- Women's International Resource Exchange (WISE) - another leftist operation
- World Council of Churches (WCC) - the anti-American, anti-Israel world body of the most extreme leftist church organizations in the US, the Soviet Union, the Soviet Bloc, Europe, Africa, and Latin America. A funder of communist terrorist organizations in the 1970s and 80s.
- National Council of Black Lawyers should be the National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL) - a pro-communist organization affiliated with the Soviet front, the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and the Cuba-based western hemisphere Association of American Jurists (AAJ), formed by Castro
- Union of Third World Journalists (UTWJ) - another far-left organization made up of communists, socialists and many black extremists
- Miriam Friedlander - New York City Councilwoman, and long-time identified member of the CPUSA.
- And others * * *
"Racism was singled out as the main obstacle in forging unity. Sexism and the misuse of family issues to further a right-wing political agenda were also emphasized. Many speakers commentd on the use of anti-Communism to further the war aims of the military-industrial complex."
"It was agreed that a pre-Nairobi National Seminar to be held in New York City in May on "The effects of Racism and Militarism on Women's Equality" would document the true status of U.S. working women for use by the U.S. delegates to Nairobi as well as by all who struggle within the U.S. as part of the growing international movement for peace, equality and progress."
"For further information, call (212)-473-6111"
- ↑ "Communist Activities in the Peace Movement (Women Strike for Peace and Certain other Groups)", Hearings, House Committee on Un-American Activities (HCUA), December 11-13, 1962 including Index
- ↑ Subversive Activities Control Board (SACB), Docket No. 126-63, Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General of the United States, Petitioner v. Advance and Burning Issues Youth Organizations, formerly known as Advance, Respondent, Recommended Decision by Robert L. Irwin, Hearing Examiner, Issued September 17, 1964, as reprinted in "The Communist Party Youth Program: Documents of the Subversive Activities Control Board on Advance and Burning Issues Youth Organizations, Center for Marxist Education (CME) and Young Workers Liberation League (YWLL), Report, House Internal Security Committee (HISC), April 1974