Baku hosts international conference on promotion of gender equality and women's health

Baku, September 22, AZERTAC

An international conference on "Involvement of Parliaments of the Eastern Partnership Countries in Promoting Gender Equality and Women's Health in Sustainable Development Goals" has kicked off at the Milli Majlis. The event is co-organized by the Milli Majlis, Committee on Social Affairs, Education, Culture and Civil Society of Euronest PA, European Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development and United Nations Office in Azerbaijan.

Opening the conference, Fuad Muradov, chairman of Youth and Sports Committee at Milli Majlis, emphasized the importance of the event.

Bahar Muradova, Deputy Chair of the Milli Majlis, highlighted what has been done to ensure gender equality in Azerbaijan, stressing the country`s active cooperation with a number of international organizations in this field.

Deputy Foreign Minister Khalaf Khalafov noted that gender equality is one of the key conditions for ensuring human rights.

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