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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-11-25more like thismore than 2014-11-25
answering body
Women and Equalities more like this
answering dept id 31 more like this
answering dept short name Women and Equalities more like this
answering dept sort name Women and Equalities more like this
hansard heading Human Rights: Females more like this
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Ministers for Women and Equalities, what recent discussions she has had with her international counterparts on protecting the rights of women and girls overseas. more like this
tabling member constituency North East Hertfordshire more like this
tabling member printed
Sir Oliver Heald more like this
uin 215837 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-11-28more like thismore than 2014-11-28
answer text <p>We participate in the Commission on the Status of Women, which is the principal global event on women’s rights organised by the UN. My Rt. Hon. Friend, the Minister for Women and Equalities, recently returned from the US where she had a meeting with the Executive Director of UN Women, and others active in the field, to discuss the forthcoming session, which will be held in March next year.</p><p> </p><p>In the summer we hosted two global events – a summit with a focus on preventing sexual violence in conflict, which generated strong international support; and a girl summit, which brought together a range of international stakeholders to accelerate momentum in tackling child, early and forced marriage and female genital mutilation<strong>. </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency East Dunbartonshire more like this
answering member printed Jo Swinson remove filter
question first answered
less than 2014-11-28T10:35:54.897Zmore like thismore than 2014-11-28T10:35:54.897Z
answering member
1513
label Biography information for Jo Swinson more like this
tabling member
69
label Biography information for Sir Oliver Heald more like this