UAE efforts highlighted at webinar on women’s empowerment, protection

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Efforts by the United Arab Emirates to empower and protect women on the regional and global levels were highlighted in a webinar held on 10th June 2021 by the UAE Embassy in Addis Ababa and the Ethiopian Ministry of Women, Children, and Youth Affairs, under the theme “Women’s Empowerment and Protection: UAE and Ethiopia Perspectives.”
Speaking at the opening of the webinar, Talal Al-Azizi, Head of the Political, Economic, and Media Affairs Section at the UAE Embassy in Addis Ababa, said that women’s empowerment and protection have always played an important role in the UAE’s development and have driven the country’s ascent to the global arena. “The UAE has prioritized the empowerment and protection of women as one of the key pillars of its foreign policy and foreign aid strategy,” he added