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star this property date less than 2017-07-03more like thismore than 2017-07-03
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Department for International Development more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how they are implementing the recommendations of the UN Secretary General's High Level Panel on women's economic empowerment. more like this
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Baroness Goudie more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-10more like thismore than 2017-07-10
star this property answer text <p>The UK is a founding member of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.</p><p>In response to the Panel, DFID is working to deliver better jobs and working conditions across supply chains, increase access to finance and rights to land and tackle legal barriers and discrimination. For example, DFID’s new Work and Opportunities for Women (WOW) programme, will work with businesses in some of the poorest countries to improve job opportunities and working conditions for at least 300,000 women in global supply chains.</p><p>The UK has a strong domestic story. In April this year the UK became one of the first countries to introduce mandatory gender pay gap reporting for businesses over 250 employees. We are also working with business to achieve 33% of women on boards by 2020 and eliminate all-male boards in the FTSE 350.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Bates more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Goudie more like this