Ivanka Trumps Africa Trip Signals Support for Global Women Empowerment

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She met with Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan at the presidential palace. Gender inequality is a serious issue in Ivory Coast. The White House said the meeting focused on Ivory Coast changes including efforts on behalf of and current barriers for women. from restrictions on property ownership to gender based violence. Africa is on the rise largely female audience. During the event announced a new financing initiative for women in Africa. Known as OPIC 2X Africa led by women or working to help women. After three days in Ethiopia the last stop of her four day visit aimed at increasing economic opportunities for women in the African continent. But it also comes as President Trump has criticized foreign aid. White House correspondent Patsy Widakuswara reports

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