Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Gender equality & the G-20bis

This year's official photo from the G-20 summit, held this past weekend in Toronto, Canada, looks pretty much like last year's from London, England: there's German Chancellor Angela Merkel in orange, Argentinian President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in white, and standing 2 rows behind her, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, till tomorrow the President of the Philippines. Et alia. Another G-20 country now also has a woman leader, but Julia Gillard, Prime Minister only since Friday, sent Australia's Treasurer, Wayne Swan (top middle).

1 comment:

garima said...

Gender equality contributes to human development, and is also a part of the Millenium Development Goals.. Issues like POVERTY and women empowerment also act like a barrier for Asia’s development… We need to “Stand Up and Take Action”.

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