Princess attends 'A Thousand and One Mights'

9th November 2011, Comments 0 comments

Princess Máxima has attended the Grand Finale of a participation project for migrant women in Utrecht. The project entitled 'A Thousand and one Mights' encouraged migrant women to become active in society.

The four-year project is the result of agreements made by the PAVEM commission Participation of Women from Ethnic Minorities which the princess was a member of. During the Grand Finale, the Princess was presented with the first publication of a book describing migrant women's success stories and she met women involved in the project at a talent bazaar. The project was nationwide and involved 50,000 women.

Six of the most promising and inspiring initiatives won a 1001-euro prize as Thousand and One Might Stars sponsored by the VSB fund which supports social initiatives.

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