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Workshop on women empowerment holds in Benin

Society - A three-day workshop, designed to give women more roles in Benin politics and other spheres of life, will begin Tuesday in Cotonou, the capital, PANA learnt from official sources. 

The workshop, to be attended by public administration managers, ministry officials and EU member countries represented in Benin, among them Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France and Netherlands, in an initiative of the EU.

It is aimed at involving women in politics, dialogues, programmes and EU projects in Benin.

The development comes under a comprehensive EU plan, adopted 14 June, 2010, by the EU Council of ministers, to put in place equality between men and women as well as women's empowerment in development.

Pana 11/02/2014