U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues: Women are essential to progress in every country
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 3 / Trend E. Mehdiyev /
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer came back to Azerbaijan to continue the work that she does all over the world.
"The work is to focus on women's participation in society, economy and the work that they do in terms of politics and so on," Verveer told media in Baku.
"We know that women are essential to progress in every country," she said.
Verveer is on foreign travel to Azerbaijan through November 5 to meet with government officials and civil society activists to promote women's empowerment throughout the country, official website of the U.S. Department of State reports.