Holy See Permanent Observer to UN speaks on the status of women in the world

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The Apostolic Nuncio and Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, the Most Reverend Bernardito Auza, recently delivered an address on the promotion of inclusive and equitable economies to advance the status of women in the world during the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. In his address Archbishop Auza refers to how fragile family structures and the decline of marriage among the poor are closely linked to poverty among women. The Permanent Observer made his intervention on March 18, 2015.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, March 24 2015  
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