Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is undersecretary-general of the United Nations and executive director of UN Women.

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Opinion | Women’s freedom from violence, participation in politics and economic empowerment are the Asia-Pacific’s next challenges

The Asia-Pacific can claim some triumphs in women’s rights, like greater educational parity and lower maternal mortality. More needs to be done to empower women, though, including through a regional scaling up of initiatives in individual countries.

2 Dec 2019 - 9:25AM

The Asia-Pacific can claim some triumphs in women’s rights, like greater educational parity and lower maternal mortality. More needs to be done to empower women, though, including through a regional scaling up of initiatives in individual countries.

Women’s freedom from violence, participation in politics and economic empowerment are the Asia-Pacific’s next challenges
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