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Angolan Ambassador of the Week Eldine Chilembo Glees was featured on the BBC World Service’s Business Matters program to commemorate International Women’s Day. As part of a female minority working in the shipping industry, she discussed her work to overcome gender inequality in the maritime sector. With only 2% of seafarers being women, professionals, like Eldine, are faced with marginalisation and extensive harassment. To overcome these challenges, she has leveraged her position within SonatideMarine Limited to promote the engagement of women working in transport as a whole and strengthen employment conditions.

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