Screen_Shot_2014-09-24_at_7.52.36_PMSpecial Envoy for Women and Children, Kim Simplis-Barrow was among the panel of speakers in the first Ladies High Level Forum, a side event held within the margins of the 69th United National General Assembly says a release. The forum which was held yesterday in New York focused on the Beijing Declaration, a resolution adopted by the UN at the end of the Fourth World Conference on Women on 15 September 1995, and its status after 20 years. The discussions zeroed in on the successes that have been achieved but also evaluated the gaps, challenges, and areas for improvement and transformation.

Mrs. Simplis Barrow was asked to speak on “Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health”, with emphasis on the women and girls of Belize. The outcome of the forum will be an educational and training manual that will developed from the points and ideas raised during the discussions.

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