Prosperity Fund: Sustainable Development Goals - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 7th February 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Berridge Baroness Berridge Conservative 11:06 am, 7th February 2019

My Lords, the website for the fund also states that it has programmes to tackle barriers to prosperity for certain excluded groups, particularly rural women, young people and people with disabilities. Will the Minister please outline how the fund is being used to tackle the barriers to prosperity that exist for many minority religious or belief groups, who face high or very high levels of discrimination in over two-thirds of the countries in which DfID seeks to work?