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Maneka Gandhi cancels speech to UN on rural women's empowerment

IANS  |  United Nations 

India's Women and has cancelled a speech to the (CSW) and is to speak in her place, according to rosters of speakers posted by the UN.

On Monday, the list of speakers showed Gandhi as the for at the CSW's 62nd session that is focusing on empowerment of rural women. However, on Tuesday, the was changed to Sanghi on the list.

The theme of the meeting that began on Monday is "Challenges and Opportunities in Achieving Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Rural Women and Girls."

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:58 IST
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