Minister highlights women’s role in development

Minister of Culture Haifa Al Najjar
Minister of Culture Haifa Al-Najjar. (Photo: Twitter)
AMMAN — Minister of Culture Haifa Al-Najjar said Jordan is an exemplary model of diversity, quality, pluralism, governance, and absolute integrity.
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Najjar reaffirmed that the ministry will cooperate with all sectors to ensure gender equality among academics, according to the Jordan news agency, Petra.

She spoke at the conclusion of the conference of the Female Academic Role Model Empowerment, Equality and Sustainability at Universities in the Mediterranean Region: towards 2030 Agenda (FREE) project on Tuesday.

Najjar underscored women’s status in Jordan, calling them a “key component of development” and lauding exemplary academic women in high leadership roles.

The FREE project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the EU, aims to enhance women’s academic role in Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.

It seeks to involve them in decision-making roles in higher education institutions in a more effective way, as well as promoting gender equality policy and preparing inspiring and enabled women leaders.

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