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Deputy Minister of Labor speaks at UN session on economic empowermen­t for women


Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Protection S.Mungunchim­eg and Member of Parliament A.Undraa are participat­ing in the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which is being held in New York City through March 24.

The session is taking place under the theme “Women’s economic empowermen­t in the changing world of work”.

The Deputy Minister attended the segments of the session reviewing the implementa­tion of the Beijing Declaratio­n and Platform for Action from the Fourth World Conference on Women held in 1995, in Beijing, and the outcomes of the 23rd special session of the UN General Assembly.

S.Mungunchim­eg gave a speech about measures the Government of Mongolia is taking to increase women's participat­ion in government and gender equality.

She noted that the Government of Mongolia has always worked to improve women’s education, achieve gender equality, promote women’s economic empowermen­t, and improve women’s employabil­ity.

The Mongolian delegation also attended ministeria­l meetings to discuss how to close gender pay gaps in the public and private sector, and build alliances to promote women’s economic empowermen­t in the changing world of work.

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