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Final effort to reach the Millennium Development Goals
Final effort to reach the Millennium Development Goals
"Efforts to ensure that all girls are able to receive a good-quality education are the top priority, because the education of girls has positive ripple effects on other important areas," said Prime Minister Erna Solberg when co-chairing the first meeting of the UN Secretary-General's MDG Advocacy Group to be held in Africa.
03.07.2014
Visited Rwanda's female parliamentarians
Visited Rwanda's female parliamentarians
"The post-2015 agenda needs to consider more widely what is needed to achieve full equality between men and women. We should get rid of unfounded, unjust and obsolete gender stereotypes in our societies." This was stated by Prime Minister Erna Solberg when she talked to women parliamentarians in Rwanda about the Millennium Development Goals.
03.07.2014
"My Government’s top development priority is education"
"My Government’s top development priority is education"
"If all women completed secondary education, we would achieve a 49 % reduction in child deaths, which would mean preventing 2.8 million child deaths," stated Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the PMNCH Partner Forum in Johannesburg.
01.07.2014
Adult education: One in four are women in their 20s
In total, there are 21 400 participants in web-based schools, of which women aged 20-29 make up 24 per cent. Men within the same age group constitute 14 per cent of the participants.
01.07.2014