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United Nations: Females

Volume 495: debated on Tuesday 30 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development pursuant to the answer of 15 June 2009, Official Report, column 1W, on United Nations: females, what proposals his Department has put forward for the (a) remit and (b) leadership of a United Nations Agency for Women; and if he will make a statement. (282321)

The UK Government are arguing for the creation of a single powerful agency for women, merging existing bodies, with a strong visible leader.