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Sun May 21, 2017, 07:34 PM

Ivanka Trump praises Saudi Arabia's progress on women's rights

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Ivanka Trump advocated for the greater inclusion of women in the Saudi Arabian workforce on Sunday as the World Bank announced that Arab countries had contributed $100 million toward a global women's initiative she has championed.

“Saudi Arabia’s progress, especially in recent years, is very encouraging but there’s still a lot of work to be done and freedoms and opportunities to continue to fight for," Trump said at a women's roundtable in Riyadh as her father, President Trump, met separately with Arab leaders.

“In every country around the world women and girls continue to face unique systematic, institutional, cultural barriers, which hinder us from fully engaging in and achieving true parity of opportunity within our communities," she said. "Each of you know this to be true. And yet the stories of Saudi women, such as yourselves, catalyzing change, inspire me to believe in the possibility of global women’s empowerment.”

Women in Saudi Arabia are prohibited from driving or travelling alone, and society imposes strict segregation of the sexes in public places. Reporters were escorted out of the event before those issues could come up.

But there have also been reforms, including curbs on the enforcement power of religious police and the king's grant of voting rights in local elections.


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/05/21/ivanka-trump-praises-saudi-arabias-progress-womens-rights/101978218/

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 07:45 PM

1. I'm sorry, but she is such a whore, just like her father.

They will do or say anything for money. It's repulsive!

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Sun May 21, 2017, 07:49 PM

2. 'parity of opportunity?' Get born to rich people!

What a fucking moron

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Sun May 21, 2017, 09:14 PM

3. Go fuck yourself you greedy repulsive hypocrite

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Response to RandySF (Original post)

Sun May 21, 2017, 09:20 PM

4. So Daddy said she can keep the money?

Because last year, Daddy was demanding that the Clinton Foundation return any money it had received from the Saudis because of their horrible record on women's rights and treatment of gays. But now the Saudis are all better, I guess.

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Sun May 21, 2017, 09:22 PM

5. She will say anything for $100 million

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