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US diplomat on women's issues due tomorrow

US diplomat on women's issues due tomorrow

Nov 09, 2013 - 10:43

WASHINGTON (PANinfo-icon): A top American diplomat on womeninfo-icon's issue is visiting Afghanistaninfo-icon to demonstrate ongoing Obama administration's support for Afghan women and girls.

Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell's trip to Kabulinfo-icon from November 9 to 11 is also to highlight women’s essential role in establishing a secure, prosperous and stable future in Afghanistan, the State Department said.

“She will meet with Afghan officials and women leaders across civil societyinfo-icon to discuss several issues, such as women’s political inclusion and security in the upcoming elections, educationinfo-icon, their role in economic development and gender-based violence,” the State Department said.



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