Presenting the plan she is implementing to promote gender equality through economic empowerment, she said: "In the 21st century, there is no reason why women should be treated any differently than men."

Minister Gamliel addresses UN Commission on the Status of Women

 

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Israel’s Minister for Social Equality Gila Gamliel addressed the 60th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations Headquarters in New York (14-24 March 2016). The session is addressing Women’s empowerment and its link to sustainable development, and the elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls. Israel is currently one of 45 member states of the Commission.

Presenting the plan she is implementing to promote gender equality through economic empowerment, she said: "In the 21st century, there is no reason why women should be treated any differently than men."