Sahara Press Service (El Aaiun)

22 January 2015

Western Sahara: SADR Takes Part At Conference of AU Ministers of Women Affairs

Addis Ababa — The Saharawi Republic (SADR) takes part at the conference of AU ministers responsible for women affairs, which kicked off Wednesday in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia.

The SADR is represented in this meeting by a delegation comprising of Ms. Mahfuda Mohamed Rahal, minister of social affairs and woman's promotion, and Ms. Fatma Mehdi, general-secretary of women union.

In their opening speeches, African ministers stressed the importance of empowering women in order to be able to become a partner in the establishment of peace, security and development in Africa, as well as in implementing the African Union Agenda 2063.

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