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Greater focus on women’s empowerment can help achieve Global Goals – UN chief

Greater focus on women’s empowerment can help achieve Global Goals – UN chief

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by September 26, 2016 Pacific News, Regional News

 

Gender equality remains the greatest human rights challenge of our time, and one way to achieve the goal is by empowering women to have greater choices economically and control over their lives, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today, urging the international community to spearhead efforts that provide opportunities for women and girls.

“I look forward to a time when all societies everywhere can reap the benefits of gender equality,” said the Secretary-General at the high-level panel on women’s economic empowerment event today at UN Headquarters in New York, co-organized by the panel’s secretariat and UN Women. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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