Equality In Tourism Associate, Freya Higgins-Desbiolles, Senior Lecturer of Tourism at the University of South Australia, spoke at the IORA Summit 2014. Watch the video of her interview here.

Participants from all 20 Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) countries across Africa, South and East Asia and the Middle-East called for greater investment in women’s productivity and implementation of gender responsive policy frameworks a the three-day dialogue titled Paths to Women’s Economic Empowerment in IORA Countries, with a focus on tourisms and textiles in Kuala Lumpur, 17-19 August.