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Executive plan of National Women's Strategy endorsed

By JT - Mar 28,2023 - Last updated at Mar 28,2023

AMMAN — The Ministerial Committee for the Empowerment of Women on Tuesday, during a meeting chaired by Minister of Social Development Wafa Bani Mustafa, endorsed the executive plan of the National Women's Strategy for 2023-2025.

During the meeting, held at the Prime Ministry, Bani Mustafa said that the strategy's executive plan is flexible and will be developed and updated annually in partnership with all relevant stakeholders, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

She commended the efforts of the National Committee for Women's Affairs, which had developed the plan after several consultative workshops and meetings with the concerned partners.

During the meeting, the Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW) Secretary General Maha Ali said that the plan is guidance for policymakers and donors on women's issues, with its six pillars: Economic empowerment, political empowerment and participation in decision-making, human rights, countering violence against women and girls, community culture and integrating gender perspectives in the public and private sectors.

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