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Japan: Ivanka Trump calls for women empowerment as 'smart economic and defence policy'02:57

Japan: Ivanka Trump calls for women empowerment as 'smart economic and defence policy'

Japan, Osaka
June 29, 2019 at 12:29 GMT +00:00 · Published

US First Daughter and Advisor to the US President Ivanka Trump said that "women's inclusion in the economy is not solely a social justice issue," but also a "smart economic and defence policy," speaking at women empowerment event on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka on Saturday.

"Research further have shown that states with higher women participation in a labour force are less likely to use violence or military force to resolve international conflict," she stressed.

Ivanka Trump also added: "We must continue to prioritize women's economic empowerment and place it very heart of the G20 agenda."

Leaders of 19 of the most influential countries in the world and the European Union met in Osaka on Friday and Saturday for the 14th Group of 20 summit to discuss climate change, free trade, and economic inequalities among other issues.

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US First Daughter and Advisor to the US President Ivanka Trump said that "women's inclusion in the economy is not solely a social justice issue," but also a "smart economic and defence policy," speaking at women empowerment event on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka on Saturday.

"Research further have shown that states with higher women participation in a labour force are less likely to use violence or military force to resolve international conflict," she stressed.

Ivanka Trump also added: "We must continue to prioritize women's economic empowerment and place it very heart of the G20 agenda."

Leaders of 19 of the most influential countries in the world and the European Union met in Osaka on Friday and Saturday for the 14th Group of 20 summit to discuss climate change, free trade, and economic inequalities among other issues.

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