Gender Equality To Top Agenda At G7 Summit, Host Canada Says
Globe and Mail: Trudeau says gender equality will be top priority at G7 summit despite concern about Trump’s distractions
“The Trudeau government says gender equality will be a top priority as a reachable goal at the G7 leaders’ summit in Quebec this week, despite concerns Canada’s agenda could be overshadowed by tensions between U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders over trade and tariffs. … Leaders of the G7 countries — Canada, the United States, France, Britain, Germany, Italy, and Japan — will attend a breakfast meeting with the G7 gender equality advisory council, created by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as a part of Canada’s G7 presidency, on Saturday morning in Charlevoix. The advisory council, a group of high-profile feminist leaders, recently submitted a report to the G7 calling on member states to promote the rights of women and girls by taking concrete action to ensure pay equity, the expansion of access to reproductive health services, and improved access to education for girls…” (Zilio, 6/5).