29/01/2020 - Violence against women remains a global pandemic. Worldwide, more than one out of three women have experienced physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.
OECD Ministers and other global leaders will meet at the OECD in Paris on 5-6 February 2020 to discuss how to prevent, address, and eradicate violence against women.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will open the conference at 13.30, followed by a keynote address by French Minister Marlène Schiappa, Secretary of State in Charge of Equality between Women and Men and Anti-Discrimination Policies.
This event is open to media and will also be webcast live.
To register or for more information, journalists should contact Spencer Wilson of the OECD’s Media Office (tel. + 33 1 45 24 81 18).
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