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Gender equality for sustainable growth

Rural women as agents for sustainable growth is the headline for a Nordic expert side-event on Friday March 2 during the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

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Equality via children, rural women and health issues, women as drivers for regional development and women’s entrepreneurship and its role for sustainability are some of the issues the experts will touch upon during the seminar.

The expert side-event will take place in Milennium Plaza Hotel, Landmark Room from 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM on Friday March 2.

Read more here about the side-event of the Nordic Ministers for Gender Equality where the Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, also will take part.

Participation in the UN Commission on the Status of Women is part of the Nordic countries' international commitment to place Nordic core values, such as gender equality and human rights, on the international agenda.


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