Gender-sensitive parliaments can help end conflicts – IPU president

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Gender-sensitive parliaments can help end conflicts – IPU president

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President of Inter-Parliamentary Union, Duarte Pacheco delivers remarks at the 145th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union that is underway in Kigali from October 11 to 15. Village Urugwiro (The New Times)

More women parliamentarians can play a major role in addressing global security conflicts, Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) president, Duarte Pacheco, has said.

Speaking Monday October 11, at a press conference on the side-lines of the ongoing IPU’s 145th assembly taking place in Kigali, Pacheco said gender-equal parliaments have the power to influence decisions that can prevent wars.

The press briefing was also attended by Speaker of Parliament, Donatille Mukabalisa, and the IPU’s Secretary General, Martin Chungong.

Click here to read the full article published by The New Times on 11 October 2022.

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