Pakistan determined to empower women, says UN envoy

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NEW YORK – Pakistan is determined to achieve gender equality and empower women as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Pakistan’s Ambassador to UN Maleeha Lodhi said.

At the ‘Strategies to eliminate violence against women’ event organised by the Pakistan Mission to the UN during the 60th session of the Commission for the Status of Women (CSW), Maleeha said Pakistan was keen to achieve all the objectives outlined by the UN in SDG 5.