UN Women Executive Director meets with President of Dominican Republic to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality

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UN Women Executive Director meets with President of Dominican Republic to advance women’s empowerment and gender equality

During her visit to the Dominican Republic, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka met with President Danilo Medina to discuss national efforts to empower women. They further discussed the presence of UN Women in the country, where the organization maintains a Training Centre. 

Among the topics touched upon were the need to prevent and address teenage pregnancies as well as violence against women and girls, a human rights violation of pandemic proportions that affects as many as one in three women and girls worldwide.

We invite you to read the full article published October 16, 2013 by our partner, UN Women

During her visit to the Dominican Republic, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka met with President Danilo Medina to discuss national efforts to empower women. They further discussed the presence of UN Women in the country, where the organization maintains a Training Centre. 

Among the topics touched upon were the need to prevent and address teenage pregnancies as well as violence against women and girls, a human rights violation of pandemic proportions that affects as many as one in three women and girls worldwide. 

- See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2013/10/ed-meets-with-president-o...

During her visit to the Dominican Republic, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka met with President Danilo Medina to discuss national efforts to empower women. They further discussed the presence of UN Women in the country, where the organization maintains a Training Centre. 

Among the topics touched upon were the need to prevent and address teenage pregnancies as well as violence against women and girls, a human rights violation of pandemic proportions that affects as many as one in three women and girls worldwide. 

- See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2013/10/ed-meets-with-president-o...

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