Jordan News | Latest News from Jordan, MENA
May 20 2022 7:57 PM ˚
e-paper Subscribe Sign in My Account Sign out

Women Parliamentarians Forum and Senate Women’s Committee meet

Meeting of Women Parliamentarians Forum and Senate Women’s Committee to be ‘first of many’

(Photo: Jordan News)
  • +
  • -

AMMAN — On Tuesday, the Jordanian Women Parliamentarians Forum held a meeting with the Women's Committee in the Senate. The meeting was chaired by MP Mayada Al-Shreim, chairperson of the Forum of Jordanian Women Parliamentarians, and Senator Haifa Al-Najjar, chairperson of the Senate Women's Committee.اضافة اعلان

During the meeting, they discussed the important common issues that would support women, increase women’s political empowerment, and help women to face all the challenges facing Jordanian women.

Shreim told Jordan News that the meeting was aimed at launching a cooperative project between the Lower House and the Senate, in order to support and empower Jordanian women, especially politically.

The deputy added that the meetings between the two councils aim to develop a comprehensive plan that will help in creating the framework for a program to support women.

The deputy underlined that this meeting was the first of many, and that monthly meetings will be held to come up with recommendations and results that support women in all fields. She added that project originated from a shared vision from both the Forum of Women Parliamentarians and the Women's Committee in the Senate, through many joint meetings, which concluded in their agreement to establish a project that empowers women.
During the meeting, Shreim said that empowering women and highlighting their role in the political field. Particularly the importance of their participation in decision-making and development requires more support and societal awareness.

For her part, Senator Najjar said that women have been able to establish themselves in many areas of society despite the difficult economic and political conditions.

Read more National news