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Unleashing women's potential

Unleashing women's potential

Posted on Friday, March 8, 2019

In her op-ed to Bangkok Post, Noeleen Heyzer, Distinguished Fellow of Asia Global Institute, says that the unleashing of women's potential has begun to transform our societies.

International Women's Day (IWD) celebrates generations of women pioneers who dared to make a difference, breaking many "unbreakable" barriers to achieve equal rights and dignity of women. Important milestones have been realised due to the hard work and struggle of so many women who believe that mobilisation and transformation to more inclusive and equitable societies are connected.

To access the full article on the Bangkok Post, please click here.


The South China Morning Post published an open letter signed by Noeleen Heyzer and a group of female leaders from governments and multilateral organizations, calling for the achievement of gender equality and empowerment of women across all strata of society and the importance of multilateralism as a vehicle in support of the cause. Click here for the open letter.


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