UNIFEM in Timor Leste

2010 April UNIFEM in Timor Leste
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May Lamont

Wherever in the developing world UNIFEM sees an opening for new opportunities for women to promote their rights, they take full advantage of the new situation. This so often happens in the aftermath of conflict, in the rebuilding phase of a country.

It is at this time that UNIFEM can be most visible on the ground, bringing its expertise on gender to its work with government members, institutions, international, national and local organisations alike.

Timor-Leste is one of the countries benefiting from their extensive experience. May reports on the work being done by UNIFEM.