CONFERENCE ON GENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
The aim of the conference was to create a platform for constructive dialogue and discussion on gender equality and women economic empowerment.
The event was opened by Elisabet Brandberg, deputy head of Development Cooperation from the Embassy of Sweden who welcomed the guests at the Conference on “Gender Equality and Women Empowerment” and highlighted a sample of milestones for increased gender equality in Swedish history.
Speakers from state institutions, NGOs, and International Organizations discussed gender equality issues, its challenges and future plans to address these issues. Women’s labour rights and economic empowerment as a precondition for ensuring gender equality was also thoroughly discussed.