- Jan 20, 2016
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Move is part of a campaign by Trump administration to reorient US foreign policy in a more socially conservative direction
The “core supporters” of the declaration are Brazil, Egypt, Hungary, Indonesia and Uganda, and the 27 other signatories include Belarus (where security forces are currently trying to suppress a women-led protest movement), Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Sudan, South Sudan, Libya.
Most of the signatories are among the 20 worst countries to be a woman according to the Women, Peace and Security Index established by Georgetown University.
The list of Americas new friends must make sobering reading. Not to worry. In a fortnight President Joe will consign this to the bin.