Ivanka Trump’s third overseas tour will be aimed at the empowering women in Morocco. The first daughter promotes her women’s economic development program in the African country.
The Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative is a programme, which should help millions of women in the developing nations advance economically over the next six years, to get more opportunities in business and daily life. The Initiative was launched in February to benefit women in developing countries, and Ivanka Trump is its patroness.
being a senior adviser to the US President, Ivanka Trump will visit the North African country in early November, the White House confirmed on Thursday. Specific dates will be released next week.
Speaking to the journalists, Ivanka Trump Kushner said the kingdom of Morocco is a valued U.S. ally that has “taken strides” under King Mohammed VI to promote gender equality. Undoubtedly, women rights is an integral part of the new national strategy for prosperity.
To promote the Initiative, Ivanka Trump travelled to Ethiopia and Ivory Coast, in sub-Saharan Africa. In April, she visited Argentina, Colombia and Paraguay, in September she supported the South American women.
Ivanka Trump will meet with Moroccan officials and businesswomen
Ivanka Trump will travel with Sean Cairncross, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corp., an independent U.S. foreign aid agency that provides grants to developing countries to help promote economic growth and reduce poverty.
They will meet with government officials and local leaders in Morocco’s capital, Rabat, and in Casablanca to discuss how to help women in the region gain a measure of economic independence.
In August, Ivanka Trump tweeted her support to the Moroccan government after it began the process of amending its inheritance laws, which say women should receive half as much as men.