Backbench business debate on UN Women

11 March 2011

Eleanor Laing Conservative MP for Epping Forest moved a backbench business debate in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 March on UN Women

MPs debated government support for UN Women, the UN Agency for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women launched in January 2011.

Watch and read the views expressed by MPs during the debate and find current parliamentary material on equality in the Topics section on the Parliament website.


These debates are an opportunity for MPs to discuss government policy, proposed new laws and current issues. It allows MPs to voice the concerns and interests of their constituents.

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