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Govt praised for women’s cabinet representation

Govt praised for women’s cabinet representation

Apr 21, 2015 - 18:35

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Afghan Womeninfo-icon's Network (AWN) praised the unity government for inclusion of four women in various ministers and hoped that women would play significant role to tackle challenges being confronted by the country.

In a statement released on Tuesday, the AWN said that through continues advocacy campaigns in the first and second rounds of presidential elections the network had been calling for representation of women in the cabinet.

Meanwhile, the AWN recently conducted coordination meeting between the four nominated women ministers, former female ministers, female members of both upper and lower houses of parliament, civil societyinfo-icon women activists and members of the network to hear about their vision and programs.

The female ministers shared their future plans - improving the status of women, considered on the top of their priorities; establishment and development of coordinating environmentinfo-icon between government and nongovernmental institutions,


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