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Developing Countries: Females

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how much his Department spent promoting women's rights in developing countries in each of the last 12 months. (290422)

Promoting gender equality and women's rights is a key component of the UK Government's international development policy. It is not therefore possible to disaggregate a precise figure for total expenditure on promoting women's rights.