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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Angola: Family Ministry Holds Conference On Women And Elections
Topics such as the "Electoral systems and of political parties" and "Women and the elections, and How it is important for Angola?" will be discussed at the event, which shall happen in light of the "March-Women Events" and attended by MPs,...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Angola: Gender Equality One of Country's Priority- Cabinet Minister
Speaking at the UN in the 52nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which was opened last Monday, the Angolan official said that this development strategy adopted by the government until 2025 is mainly directed to the areas of...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
ANGOLA: Ambitious Plans For Women's Participation
Nearly a third of candidates in Angola's upcoming parliamentary elections are female, thanks to a new quota imposed by the government. The 30 percent rule was designed to bring more women into the country's parliament, but as campaigning gets...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Angola: Can Upcoming Elections Signal Change in Angola?
In a move to encourage the participation of women in these elections, the government brought in a 30% quota for women candidates in each party. Increasing the number of women up from the current 15% in parliament could help improve such things as...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Angola: Minister Stresses Women's Role in Decision-Making Organs
The Angolan minister of Family and Woman Promotion, Genoveva da Conceição Lino, highlighted the role played by women in the country's decision-making organs, mainly in the Government and National Assembly. The government official referred that...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Angola: Government values gender equality as sustainable development requirement
The Angolan Executive has always paid attention to the defence and promotion of gender equality as a matter of social justice and sustainable development imperative. This was said Wednesday in Luanda by the vice-president, Fernando da Piedade...