Conference of Syrian Women: Recommendations

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Conference of Syrian Women: Recommendations

Conference of Syrian women, convened by UN Women and Netherlands, ends with strong recommendations for upcoming peace talks
(Geneva, 14 January) A two-day meeting to support women's participation and voice in the Syrian peace process, convened in Geneva by UN Women together with the Government of the Netherlands, ended today with a statement by Syrian women civil society members and activists.

The Outcome Statement calls for support of the political process, urging all parties to transcend their differences to reach an agreement for a free, pluralistic and democratic Syria that respects human rights, including the rights and equality between men and women; and for decision-makers to respect Syrian women's right to full political participation in all matters related to shaping the future of their country. 

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