UN highlights ministerial gender parity in Mozambique

The Secretary General of the United Nations Organization, Antonio Guterres, highlighted this Saturday the ministerial gender parity of the Government of Mozambique, which means visibility and participation of women.


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“I congratulate Mozambique for achieving gender parity at the ministerial level for the first time in the country’s history,” reiterated the secretary general of the multilateral organization.

At the same time, Guterres emphasized that women are pillars in the construction of a more equal world, “only with the equal participation of women in all spheres can we hope to achieve a better future for all,” he said.

For its part, the United Nations for Women explained that strategies are being carried out in Mozambique to undo any discriminatory policy against women, as well as a review of gender policies.

“Mozambique is also committed to expanding social protection and facilitating access to productive resources for women, as well as financing income-generating activities for them,” highlights UN Women.

The multilateral organization congratulated the president of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, who in the framework of the General Assembly in 2015 promised to support and guarantee the established principles of the African Union and the United Nations.

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