IMF's Lagarde says women vital for global recovery
Empowerment of women and equal
opportunities are crucial for driving a stronger global economic recovery, and
for revitalizing Japan, the head of the International Monetary Fund said
The global recovery is too tepid
and too turbulent, IMF chief Christine Lagarde told a gathering organized by
the Japanese government and business groups to support Prime Minister Shinzo
Abe's campaign to promote a bigger role for women in the economy.