710.G Women’s Rights/3: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chairman of the American Delegation (Hull)

66. Your 42, December 9, 10 p.m.27 The instructions to the Delegation on these matters28 are confirmed with the following exception: [Page 175] the last sentence of the instruction relating to topic 8,29 chapter III, under sub-paragraph 3 on page 73 (b) should read as follows: “If, therefore, the Conference proceeds to vote on any resolution recommending the continuation of the Inter-American Commission of Women, you should state that your Government does not desire any longer to be represented on the Commission and intends to continue its studies in this field through branches of the Government charged with responsibility in these matters.”

The foregoing has been discussed with Miss Perkins30 who approves.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Proposed treaties covering nationality of women and equal rights for women.
  3. Ante, p. 84, last sentence.
  4. Miss Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor.