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OPIC’s Pryor on DipNote blog: Investing in women benefits everyone

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“I am heartened to see that world leaders are increasingly united in working to empower women,” OPIC Vice President Judith Pryor wrote on the State Department’s DipNote blog on International Women’s Day March 8.

Pryor noted that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development last year called out the need for gender equality in a list of persistent development challenges including hunger and poverty – a recognition “that providing women and girls with equal access to education, healthcare, decent work and political representation, will ultimately benefit all people.” Read the full post here

See also: The progress and promise for women around the world

 

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