UAE pledges AED 36 million to end gender-based violence

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The UAE has pledged more than AED 36 million to help end sexual and gender-based violence around the world.

Officials made the announcement at the end of an international conference on the issue in Norway.

They said that empowering and protecting women is a key pillar of the UAE’s national strategy.

Over the last five years, the UAE has spent around AED 1.2 billion for humanitarian initiatives and interventions focused on women and girls.

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