The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland also known as United Kingdom or UK is a sovereign state located off north-western coast of Europe. It consists of four countries- Wales, Northern Ireland, Scotland and England. It is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system. It has the world’s sixth largest economy by nominal GDP and eight largest economy by purchasing power parity. The country has been a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council since its first session in 1946. It has been a member of the European Union and its predecessor the European Economic Community since 1973. It is also a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Council of Europe, the G7, the G8, the G20, NATO, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Trade Organization. The Britain’s global presence and influence is amplified through its trading relations, foreign investments, and official development assistance and military engagements. Throughout history the country wielded significant influence upon other nations via the British Empire, and until the 1950s was considered a superpower. WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
Women Empowerment has become a significant topic of discussion. Entire nation, economies, societies, communities, groups can benefit from the implementation of programs and policies that lead to Women Empowerment. HISTORY OF THE COUNTRY WITH THE AGENDA
The country has faced and dealt with a few ups and downs along the way. During 19th and early 20th century, it dealt with suffrage, unsuitable working conditions and minimum educational rights for women and girls. During 1960s-1980s, the country dealt with the inequality of laws, as well as cultural inequalities and the role of women in society. During the Victorian era the country experienced a long period of prosperity, refined sensibilities, also it was popularly associated with the values of social and sexual restraint. The marriage rate increased but the age...
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