FREE AND FAIR ELECTION FORUM OF AFGHANISTAN

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MOWA: We are ready to cooperate with FEFA in holding of its awareness programs in capital and provinces.

Kabul-Free & Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA) held its fifteenth electoral reform advocacy meeting with Mrs. Fawzia Habibi, Admin/Finance Deputy Minister of Women Affairs. The representatives of political parties, civil society organizations and media also attended this meeting to exchange views on electoral reform with Ministry of Women Affairs. At the beginning of the meeting Mr. Naim Asghari program manager of FEFA presented information on importance of electoral reform and FEFA’s proceeding in this regard. He then talked on role of Ministry of Women Affairs in election and said, “Whereas, Ministry of Women Affairs is a policy making body for women, it can take effective measures to increase women political participation.” Subsequently, the Deputy Minister of Women Affairs talked on mutual cooperation between FEFA and Ministry of Women Affairs and pointed the release of Declaration of Substantive Principles of Electoral Reform and said, “The Declaration of Substantive Principles of Electoral Reform was an effective measure toward electoral reform.” She said, “Ministry of Women Affairs is ready to cooperate with FEFA toward electoral reform and implementation of FEFA’s awareness programs in provinces.” She declared the Electoral Reform Advocacy Group as a tool of pressure for accelerating the electoral reform process. She added, “Ministry of Women Affairs is responsible for increasing women awareness. Ministry of Women Affairs plan to hold its fifth awareness program in cooperation with Ministry of Interior Affairs, Ministry of Haj & Islamic Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Information & Culture to increase awareness on women political-social rights and their role in the society.”

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1/13/2016

Date

30

Total Participents

1 Day

Duration

Kabul

Location

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Phone: +93 (0) 772-0060-82

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