The Latest: Slain Honduran inspires women's equality fight


The Latest: Slain Honduran inspires women's equality fight
 

NEW DELHI — The Latest on International Women's Day (all times local):
4:15 a.m.
The head of the U.N. women's agency says the fight for gender equality by 2030 should take inspiration from slain Honduran environmental activist Berta Caceras and women around the world working to achieve the goal.
UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka began her speech Tuesday to a U.N. event on International Women's Day on a somber note: She asked ambassadors, diplomats and activists for a moment of silence in tribute to Caceras, the feminist indigenous leader shot dead five days ago.
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