UN to establish body promoting women's rights

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 3, 2010 01:56

The General Assembly unanimously approved Friday a resolution to establish a UN body that will deal with the promotion of equality for women.

The body, to be known as "UN Women" will encompass four existing UN bodies dealing with women's rights.

Assembly President Ali Abdessalam's approval of the new body was met with strong agreement by diplomats.


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