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Laos: Women Advancement Promotion to Be Included in the 7th Socio-economic Development Plan
Source: kplnet.net
Source Date: Friday, May 07, 2010
Focus: E-Procurement
Country: Lao People's Democratic Republic
Created: May 17, 2010

(KPL) The National Commission for the Advancement of Women in Laos had a meeting on gender role and the inclusion of women advancement promotion in the 7th National Socio-Economic Development Plan. The meeting was held on May 6 at the Ministry of Investment and Planning with the participation of Ms. Sisay Luedethmounsone, President of the Lao Women’s Union and Acting President of the National Commission for the Advancement of Women in Laos and representatives of the UNFPA, ADB, and the World Bank. Ms. Sisay briefed the meeting on the gender role promotion at both central and provincial levels. The gender role promotion is expected to be concluded in the 7th five-year socio-economic development plan.

?Relevant organisations across the countries are representatives of the government to implement the international conventions and agreements on the role and rights of women and children to ensure the rights of these groups of people in accessing education, employment and other basic needs, said Ms. Sisay.
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