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Asian women make inroads in politics, business -- US group

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posted on Mar, 6 2007 @ 09:43 PM
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Asian women make inroads in politics, business -- US group


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Arroyo, Suu Kyi, Gandhi cited

WASHINGTON -- Women are assuming greater political leadership and business ownership in Asia but remain under-represented in national level government, a US group with deep roots in the region says.

In an assessment ahead of International Women's Day on Thursday, the Asia Foundation noted "important progress" in reform of laws and policies concerning women in the region as a result of global pressure as well as actions by Asian women groups themselves.

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posted on Mar, 6 2007 @ 09:43 PM
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I think that this should be a welcome development, and soon may spread to various countires & continents not just Asia alone.

For the U.S., if Hillary Clinton makes it in the election, then this is the chance to prove this.

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[edit on 6-3-2007 by searching_for_truth]



 
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