When representatives of the Liberal government attend Women Deliver next week, they are likely to showcase their Feminist International Assistance Policy (FIAP), which is supposed to represent a major shift of Canada’s approach to women in its foreign relations. And why shouldn’t they? A focus on gender equality including the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and women’s participation in peacebuilding is a major improvement over the previous government, which marginalized women to the role of mothers and victims. At least, rhetorically.
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