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Women's academy aims for leadership

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A leadership academy for Muslim women launched at Government House yesterday is aimed at preparing women to take on more prominent roles in the troubled region. 

The academy was developed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ministry of Social Development and Human Security. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra presided over its launch yesterday.

UNDP resident representative Luc Stevens said the programme supports empowering Muslim women in 14 southern provinces.

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