Kamala Harris: 'Gender equality strengthens democracy'

Harris told the Generation Equality Forum at a summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron that gender equality was paramount to strengthening democracy.

Democracy was in peril in countries around the world, Harris said.

Two months after entering office, Harris said President Joe Biden's administration would revitalize Washington's partnership with U.N. Women - a U.N. body dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

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