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Connie Lawn: Kiwis Met At Australian Embassy, Washington DC

Kiwis Met At The Australian Embassy In Washington DC

Jo Goodhew, the Minister in charge of the status of women, visited the Australian Embassy. She joined other diplomats from the NZ Embassy in Washington. She and Julie Collins, the Australian Minister, gave speeches and participated in forums in the US. They were here to commemorate International Womens' Day. The US events were sponsored by the governments of NZ, Australia, the US, and the Wilson Center.

They spoke about violence against women, and the need to give women equality and education throughout the world. Earlier in the day, President Obama delivered passionate remarks as he signed a new bill protecting women from violence.

Connie Lawn in Washington

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