Women empowerment must to achieve SDGs: PM

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PV Desk : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said women should be supported with education, training, right tools and access to equal opportunities for their empowerment for a successful realization of the sustainable development for all.

“Women empowerment is a must for successful achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as women are the most important drivers of transformation,” she said.

Through empowerment of women in all sectors the world can most effectively be succeeded in realizing the sustainable development for all,” she added.

The prime minister said this while addressing a Roundtable of UN Secretary General’s High-Level Panel (HLP) on Women’s Economic Empowerment for Leaving No One Behind at UN Headquarters here yesterday.