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Australia appoints Global Ambassador for Women and Girls, Penny Williams


The Gillard Government announced today that “career diplomat Penny Williams will be Australia’s first Global Ambassador for Women and Girls”.  The release goes on to say that “Ms Williams will ensure the needs of women and girls are properly represented in Australia’s overseas development program and in foreign policy more broadly “

In a Joint media release by


13 September 2011

“Australia will be at the forefront of global efforts to promote the role of women and girls with the creation of an Ambassador to advocate on their behalf”. Read More

Media release from the website of The Hon Kevin Rudd MP
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs