Al-Ittihad newspaper – "National Affairs": activating the participation of women in the upcoming elections





Al Ittihad newspaper

United Arab Emirates


Lootah and Ghafli and those present at the meeting (from the source)

Lootah and Ghafli and those present at the meeting (from the source)

Dubai (Al Ittihad)

The State Department for Federal National Council Affairs confirmed the participation of Emirati women in the forthcoming Council elections at the first meeting of the Women Empowerment Committee, which was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dubai as part of the cooperation between the General Women's Union. and the Ministry to support the efforts to empower women and increase their representation in the Council. In the forthcoming elections, contributing to the progress of UAE status on the women's empowerment index worldwide, which is one of the UAE's competitive indicators.
The meeting discussed the development of ideas that contribute to improving communication and coordination between all parties involved in the state to unite efforts and provide all the opportunities that contribute to increasing the ability of women to participate in the elections of the Federal National Council and at the same time to study and investigate the reasons that could prevent women from taking part in the elections. Elections and competition to win the membership of the Council.
The meeting was attended by the secretary Tariq Hilal Lootah, deputy director of the federal national council cases at the State Council for Federal National Council Affairs, Saeed Al-Ghafli, Shamsa Saleh, executive director of the Dubai women's association, and representatives of the ministry of community development , federal youth foundation, federal national council, the General Women's Union, the Emirates Council for Gender Balance and representatives of women's associations in the country.

Al-Ittihad newspaper – "National Affairs": activating the participation of women in the upcoming elections

https://www.alittihad.ae/article/66549/2018/ «National affairs» – Activation of the participation of women in the upcoming elections


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