6 Promote gender equality and empower women

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On gender equality and women’s empowerment (MDG 3), severe problems remain throughout the region with respect to their labour market participation, especially in some countries, and women's representation in political and economic decision-making positions.

(See statistics on gender in eduation, employment and politics)

Source: Building more inclusive, sustainable and prosperous societies in Europe and Central Asia (2013)

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