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Making Gender Equality a reality today: “No” to violence against women and female genital mutilation

Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission, speaks at a United Nations conference on the status of women to mark the 15th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. Vice-President Reding will outline her priority actions in the area of gender equality and in particular the fight against gender-based violence.