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Steps be expedited to empower women: Ghani

Steps be expedited to empower women: Ghani

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May 16, 2015 - 20:50

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday asked the Ministry for Womeninfo-icon Affairs to expedite work to resolve problems being faced by women with special focus on building teaching centers for women folk, a communiqué from Presidential Palace stated.

Dilbar Nazari, minister of women affairs, presented a 100-day plan to the president focusing on women rights and protection, implementing laws of violence against women and planning economic empowerment of women.

Ghani directed the minister to develop clear, understandable and practicable strategies to implement the plan which could lead to development of women. 

The president also directed the minister concerned to take immediate action on women languishing in prisons and also focused on girls’ educationinfo-icon.

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