Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuk, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador launches the State of World Population 2016

November 23, 2016 - November 25, 2016

Thimphu, bhutan

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuk, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador launches the State of World Population 2016 attended by Minister of health, Minister of education and Minister of works and human settlement.

Her Majesty the Queen Mother Sangay Choden Wangchuk, UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador launched the State of World Population 2016 report on the Elimination of violence against women day on 23rd November 2016. In continuation to the VAW days, three days symposium with the local theme "Bhutanese pledge: A shared commitment towards eliminating violence against women" was organized by Respect Educate Nurture and Empower Women (RENEW), NGO working for gender equality. The symposium was attended by multi sector task force and community based support services volunteers, law enforcement agency, Judiciary, National Commission for Women and Children, Ministry of Health. The symposium was jointly supported by UNFPA, UNWomen and IPPF. 

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