Gov’t continues to strive towards gender equality - Abdallat

Director of the human rights unit at the prime minister's office, Khalil Al-Abdallat.(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMAN — On July 30th, Khalil Al-Abdallat, the director of the human rights unit at the prime minister's office, stated that the Jordanian Cabinet's approval of the National Jordanian Plan to implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace, and Security for 2022-2025 aligns with the royal vision to enhance women's participation in political, economic, and social spheres.اضافة اعلان

Jordan has reviewed the human rights situation for three cycles, resulting in 226 recommendations in the third report in 2018, with Jordan agreeing to 149 of them, addressing issues related to women, their protection, and enhancement of their participation in public life, Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Recommendations and discussions
Abdallat emphasized the government's altering of legislations to address women's issues and expand their political participation.

He also said that accepting these recommendations reflects the country's commitment to consolidating human rights principles, stemming from the vision of His Majesty King Abdullah , who constantly directs the government to ensure greater protection of women's rights and strengthen their role within society.

Maha Ali, the secretary-general of the national committee for women's affairs, mentioned that Jordan has committed to implementing international obligations through voluntary reporting and periodic reports to relevant international committees.

During the meeting, the recommendations from the comprehensive periodic review related to women and girls' rights were discussed.

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