Empowering Women to Meet New Challenges, from National Development to Conflict Prevention and Post-Conflict Recovery
Speaker: Michelle Bachelet
Chair: Professor Judith Rees
This event was recorded on 17 May 2011 in Old Theatre, Old Building
The UN’s newest agency – UN Women – has a global mandate to empower women and build gender equality. UN Women’s first Executive Director and Under-Secretary General Michelle Bachelet will outline her vision for empowering women economically and politically to address challenges of poverty, inequality and exclusion and persistent violence against women both in conflict and non-conflict situations.
(approx 69 minutes)
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