US summit pushes empowerment of women in Africa


WASHINGTON D.C.: A high-powered gathering at the US-Africa summit here on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) discussed the situation of women in Africa and the need to empower girls as the key to the region’s development. But the most down-to-earth women came from Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, chairwoman of the African Union: When discussing women, speak to men of their daughters—not their wives—she said. “Share your cares with other women, and at the end of the day make some time for yourself,” she added.



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