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IMF's Lagarde says women vital for global recovery

Published:Monday | September 15, 2014 | 12:00 AM

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
Friday.

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.

AP