Gender equality & women empowerment: Among UN Secretary General’s top priorities

New York, March 10, 2014 – The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, says “gender equality and [women] empowerment” are among his “top priorities, and they are central to achieving the MDGs and the success of the post-2015 development agenda.
This is contained in his statement at the opening of the 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York today, March 10, 2014.  Read the full remarks.