Qatar highlights strides in gender equality
March 16 2019 09:51 PM
The 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
The 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Qatar has stressed that it has made significant progress in terms of gender equality, empowering all women and girls as well as working towards the realisation of women's human rights. 
This came in the speech given by Assistant Undersecretary at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labor and Social Affairs, Ghanem Mubarak al-Kuwari, during the dialogue held as part of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.
Al-Kuwari said that gender equality is one of the main goals of sustainable development. He added that Qatar adopted a clear policy of empowering women in all areas. He highlighted the announcement of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani that Qatar pledges to provide high-quality education to 1mn girls by 2021, in support of the Charlevoix declaration of the G7 summit of June 2017. 



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