Mongolia-initiated resolution passed at UN

2015-11-26 17:07:44

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At a meeting of the Third Committee on social, cultural and humanitarian affairs on November 23, the 70th session of the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on improving the status of rural women and girls.

This resolution reflects matters on empowering all groups of rural women in the political and socio-economic areas, paying attention to protecting women and girls from climate change, natural disasters, wars and conflicts, improving the quality of data and statistics about women and developing a gender-sensitive training system based on interests of women and girls.

Supporting the resolution, 105 countries have joined the document as co-authors.