Women’s Rights: SheDecides Day - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:53 pm on 4th March 2019.

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Photo of Baroness Uddin Baroness Uddin Non-affiliated 2:53 pm, 4th March 2019

My Lords, will the Minister accept that, in upholding women’s rights globally, we have fundamentally failed the women of Syria, of whom 8,000 are being raped and tortured in unlawful detention? As well as the great work of SheDecides and Plan International, is he aware of the Conscience Movement’s work, and will he ensure that it is supported in its endeavours to release the women detained unlawfully in Syria?