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om·buds·wom·an

 (ŏm′bŭdz-wo͝om′ən, -bədz-, -bo͝odz-)
n.
A woman who investigates complaints and mediates fair settlements, especially between aggrieved parties such as consumers or students and an institution or organization.

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ombudswoman

n pl <-women> → Ombudsfrau f
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His comments followed a call by the Ombudswoman for the state to condemn statements that promote hatred and the Archbishop distancing himself from what the bishop had said.
On 25 July, the British Embassy Ashgabat and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed two agreements to support the Office of the Human Rights Ombudswoman of Turkmenistan and to support people with disabilities by encouraging the private sector to offer them employment.
Rainbow PRIDE Bratislava 2019Date: July 20 Time: 15:00 Place: Hviezdoslavovo SquareThe public defender of rights, Maria Patakyova, and Bratislava Mayor Matas Vallo, have confirmed they will attend the festival."She accepted the invitation again since there has been no significant progress made in this issue," said the ombudswoman's spokesperson Michaela Pavelkova, as quoted by the TASR newswire.
Balochistan Chief Secretary Dr Akhtar Nazeer, Additional Chief Secretary Haider Ali Shikwa, Senior Adviser on Law Hafiz Ehsan Khokhar, Ombudswoman Sabira Islam, IG Police Mohsin Hssan Butt, IG Prison Ziaullah Tareen and other senior officers attended the meeting.
He shared these views on Wednesday while meeting with Balochistan's first women ombudswoman Sabira Islam here in Quetta.
'The honorable ombudswoman nor I have had any problems with Hong Kong immigration in the past.
In a televised interview upon returning in Manila, Del Rosario said that he was being "harassed." "I think the reason might be, if you follow the trend, the honourable [former] Ombudswoman [Conchita Carpio-Morales] is here, she went through the same experience and the link to that experience which turned out to be consequential to use was the communique we sent to the [International Criminal Court]," he told reporters.
LAHORE -- Punjab Governor Ch Muhammad Sarwar has decided 105 appeals against the decisions of provincial ombudsman and ombudswoman in the last three months.
'How is a 78-year-old former anti-corruption ombudswoman a 'security threat' in HK-China?' Corominas demanded to know.
Bulgarian Ombudswoman's office received the highest UN status "A" as national institution for the protection of human rights.
A Russian government-appointed ombudswoman for Crimea said the seamen had been transported from a detention centre in Crimea.
ISLAMABAD: Ombudswoman on Protection from Harassment, Kashmala Tariq on Friday said the government is striving to ensure harassment-free and dignified work environments."Everyone has the right to be treated with dignity, respect, as well as, being free from bullying, harassment, discrimination and victimisation," she said.