U.S. ambassador-at-large for women’s issues to arrive in Cairo this weekend
U.S. ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell
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CAIRO: U.S. ambassador-at-large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell will arrive in Cairo in this weekend, an official at the U.S. embassy told The Cairo Post Thursday.

Ambassador Russell is paying a tour to Egypt and Tunisia from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2, according to a statement issued Wednesday evening from the U.S. Department of State.

“In Egypt, Ambassador Russell will meet with government officials, members of civil society, business leaders, and entrepreneurs to discuss gender-based violence, women’s economic and political participation, and adolescent girls’ education,” the statement added.

During her visit to Tunisia, Russell would tackle issues of women economic empowerment, gender-based violence, and women role in the society, the statement noted.

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