Dedicated to the International Year of Women. Adel Litvinenko, operator of a rolling mill at a metallurgical plant in Makeevka (Donbass), deputy of the Armed Forces of the Ukrainian SSR. Vera Krupskaya is the manager of the fruit department of the Tikhoretsky state farm in the Kuban. Svetlana Shmakova is a doctor at the Moscow Research Institute of Pediatrics. G. Ismailova - artist-painter (Kazakh SSR). All four are participants in a seminar dedicated to women's participation in the economic development of their countries and in the upbringing of the younger generation.