Saturday, January 4, 2014

Your U.S. Tax Dollars at Work: $1 Million Grant to Promote Workplace Gender Equality in Morocco

Morocco will receive a $998,384 grant award from the Labor Department's Bureau of International Labor Affairs to promote women in the workplace and enforce their rights.
The grant will be administered through a cooperative agreement with the humanitarian organization Management Systems International. 
“Respecting the labor rights of working women and promoting gender equality in the workplace supports sustainable and inclusive economic growth and development,” Deputy Undersecretary of Labor for International Affairs Carol Pier said. “This grant will provide technical assistance to support stakeholders' efforts on these critically important issues.”
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