Watch #HouseofLords press government on support for women’s equality globally | 9 March 2021

Members of the House of Lords pushed for government action on issues preventing women’s equality globally, on Tuesday 9 March. Find out how the government responded to Lords questions this #WomensHistoryMonth. Topics: 00:00 – Government response to Baroness Nye 00:58 – Standing up for women’s sexual and reproductive rights 02:15 – The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s plans to promote gender equality 03:08 – Tackling negative attitudes towards women 04:08 – The UK’s role in the UN Commission on the Status of Women’s conference 05:10 – Ensuring women and girls globally have access to family planning 06:02 – Malnutrition cases amongst girls 06:59 – Support for women in countries in conflict 07:56 – Creating a gender equality fund for developing countries 09:10 – Improving work culture 09:57 – Promoting education for girls globally 10:26 – Tackling the root causes of gender-based discrimination Read the transcript of this event in Lords Hansard: https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2021-03-09/debates/AC5A7F2A-A785-44C7-B82D-42CE92330164/Women%E2%80%99SEquality Watch more House of Lords debates on Parliament TV: https://www.parliamentlive.tv/lords?utm_campaign=ongoing-marcomms-comms-parliamenttv-hol&utm_medium=social&utm_source=ukparliament Find out more: https://www.parliament.uk/lords Follow the House of Lords on: • https://twitter.com/UKHouseofLordshttps://www.facebook.com/UKHouseofLordshttps://flickr.com/photos/ukhouseoflords/albumshttps://www.linkedin.com/company/the-house-of-lords #HouseofLords #UKParliament