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    Awareness program on women’s representation at politics held under President’s patronage Featured

    November 15, 2017

    The program “Eyata Balayak – Ratata Venasak” to raise awareness about the women’s representation at the Local Government Election was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday (14th Nov.).

     

    “Though the women’s representation in the government service is at a proper level it is a critical issue that there is a shortage of their representation in political and constitutional sectors”, the President said.

     

    “The current government is formulating required laws for women’s representation and put them it on action”, he added.

     

    The President pointing out the many problems faced by women and how they cope up with them and said the current government fully acknowledges the importance of women’s representation.

     

    He stated the women’s representation in the developed countries is at the same level to that of men or even above.

     

    President Sirisena introduced the theme badge of the program and opened a Facebook page.

     

    The report on the awareness programs carried out island-wide and the list of signatories were presented to the President by Minister Faizer Mustafa at this occasion.

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