Women's rights a pillar of UAE foreign policy, says minister

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Women's rights a pillar of UAE foreign policy, says minister

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Women’s rights are a pillar of the UAE’s foreign policy, Minister of State Zaki Nusseibeh told a conference on sexual and gender-based violence in Oslo on Thursday 23th.

A UAE delegation, lead by Mr Nusseibeh, co-hosted the "International Conference on Ending Sexual and Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Crises" in the Norwegian capital on May 23 — 24.

The empowerment and protection of women is a “key pillar of the UAE’s strategy”, Mr Nusseibeh told delegates during his opening address.

“Women’s empowerment has always played an important role in the journey of the UAE’s development and has acted as a main driver of the country’s ascent to the global arena,” he said.

Click here to read the full article published by The National on 26 May 2019.

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