Women Ministry Galmudug President Discuss Women Quota
The Federal Minister for Women of the caretaker administration, Hanifa Mohamed Ibrahim has held talks with the President Galmudug Ahmed Kaariye Qoorqoor with focus on the Women’s Quota in the upcoming elections. The meeting which was also attended by the Benadir Regional Administration’s Deputy head of Social Affairs sought the support of the Galmudug Administration for the women’s quota in the upcoming elections. President Qoorqoor welcomed the efforts led by Minister Hanifa to strengthen and ensure the role of Somali women in the forthcoming elections. The Ministry of Women and Human Rights Development of the Federal Government is working to protect the women’s Quota in the upcoming Somali Federal Parliament. The meeting was part of a sensitisation and campaign programme for the 30% quota for women in the country's elections. Also in attendance were the Chairperson of the Benadir Regional Women's Association, Jawahir Barqab among other representatives of civil society organisations.