Women's empowerment and gender equality: essential goals for saving women's lives

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English
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Author: 
World Health Organization
Publisher: 
World Health Organization
Publication Date: 
2008
Publication Place: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Promoting gender equality and empowering women (Millennium Development Goal 3) is not only an important goal in itself but also represents a powerful strategy for achieving other MDGs, especially MDG 5, which is to improve maternal health. This leaflet specifies what gender equality and women's empowerment mean, providing specific examples.

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