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The Women and Youth Political Rights Advocacy Group held their third joint meeting

The Women and Youth Political Rights Advocacy Groups held their third joint meeting on June 22, 2016 to finalize the declaration of substantive principles of women and youth meaningful participation in election. The meeting began by reviewing the decisions of previous meeting and subsequently the participants discussed the declaration of substantive principles of women and youth meaningful participation in election. The participants recommended addition of following issues in the declaration: - Misusing the believes and trust of youth; - Using youth only during campaigns; - Lowness of youth awareness; - Warlords disbelieves on youth; - Lack of preserving of impartiality of electoral staff which causes youth lose their believes on election process; - Lack of opportunity for youth to take part in election; - Distrust between youth; Facilitator of meeting read each principle of the declaration one by one and the participants shared their views on them. Principle four: creating educational opportunities for youth. The participants recommended the following cases regarding principle four: - The government must allocate specific budget for youth’s higher education; - The government must make sure the university entrance exam is held transparently and the participants of this exam enter universities based on their qualification; - The government have to pave the ground of equal education for youth; - The Afghans and international community must believe on youth’s abilities;

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6/22/2016

Date

10

Total Participents

1 Day

Duration

Kabul

Location

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