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Mini-cabinet meeting approves national strategy on socio-economic empowerment of rural women and girls

Published the:  11/08/2017

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(TAP) – A mini-cabinet meeting, chaired on Friday by The President of the Government Youssef Chahed , focused on the national strategy on the socio-economic empowerment of women and girls in rural areas (2017/2020) and the draft law on maternity and paternity protection.

The meeting, held in Dar Dhiafa, Carthage, approved the national strategy for the socio-economic empowerment of women and girls in rural areas (2017/2020). That strategy will be overseen and implemented by the Ministry of Women, Family and Childhood.

 The meeting also stressed the need to improve coordination between the different parties concerned by this strategy, recommending that a well-crafted communication plan be put in place to publicise this strategy.

In addition, the meeting recommended that further consideration be given to the various aspects relating to the content and objectives of the Maternity and Paternity Protection Bill.