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On Egual Footing Policy for Gender Equality and the Rights and Role of Women Reference No.: UD 10.062

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The overall objective of Sweden´s work is: gender equality, greater influence for women and greater respect for women´s rights in developing countries. To achieve this objective, efforts are to focus primarily on the following four areas:
- women´s political participation and influence;
- women´s economic empowerment and working conditions;
- sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR); and
- women´s security, including combating all forms of gender-based violence and human trafficking.