The Sexes: Doll's House Finale

Mexico City finally settled down again as the 6,000 or so female—and 240 male—visitors attending the two-week International Women's Year Conference went home. As a parting gift to the women delegates of the U.N.-sponsored affair (TIME, July 7), the Mexican government passed out dolls in wicker baskets. Huffed Australia's delegate Elizabeth Reid: "It never crossed their minds to give them to the men."

Despite the doll debacle and other happenings viewed as sexist, like the sale of souvenir potholders, the conference managed to end on a relatively positive note. The 1,300 official delegates unanimously approved a ten-year World Plan of Action designed...

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