‘Women empowerment key to better life for all’

The worth of any civilisation can be judged from the position it gives to women, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Friday said as she asked countries to accord top priority to women’s empowerment, key to a better life for all. Addressing a global meeting of women speakers of parliament here, Mahajan said it is their duty to ensure that the laws enacted by legislatures are women-friendly. She also said that parliament served as a model institution for creating a positive environment for women’s economic empowerment.



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