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Mayor Abby Advocates Gender Equality at French Ambassador's Ladies' Reception

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Makati City Mayor Abby Binay recently participated in a ladies' reception hosted by French Ambassador Marie Fontanel at the French Residence. The event served as a forum for promoting global collaboration to advance gender equality and empower women in various spheres of life.

Accompanied by United States Ambassador MaryKay Carlson, Sen. Loren Legarda, and other distinguished guests, Mayor Abby underscored the importance of cultivating a global community that champions gender equality. Attendees, united in their commitment to advancing women's rights, engaged in discussions about initiatives and strategies to address challenges faced by women globally.

Mayor Abby stressed the necessity of collective efforts to break barriers and create an environment that provides equal opportunities for women. The event showcased the shared dedication of influential figures from diverse backgrounds to drive positive change and address gender-related challenges.

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United States Ambassador MaryKay Carlson commended the collaborative spirit of the gathering, emphasizing the significance of building international bridges to empower women globally. Sen. Loren Legarda echoed these sentiments, highlighting the role of diplomacy in advancing gender equality initiatives.

The ladies' reception, marked by insightful discussions and shared commitments, demonstrated the impactful role that influential leaders can play in shaping a future where women have equal opportunities in all aspects of life. The event concluded with a renewed sense of purpose and a commitment to fostering a global community that values and uplifts the contributions of women.


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