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The Challenges Of Women Throughout Growing Global Issues

Permanent secretary in the Ministry of social service and gender affairs Helen Royer says despite the many challenges women continue to remain at the forefront of combating global issue such as food security climate change resilience nod other natural disasters, thus their vulnerability to climate change and disasters are heightened as the rough system of 2013 Tropical storm Ericka and hurricane Maria have shown.

Mrs. Royer was addressing an awards ceremony Thursday as part of activities to mar International Day of women.

Mrs. Royer says however there are several other challenges facing women today and that government will make an effort to assist them in overcoming these challenges.

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