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Austrian AWEPA Section examines Women Empowerment in Parliaments in Africa

June 11, 2013

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The Austrian MPs are invited by the Speaker of the Austrian National Council Hon. Barbara Prammer within the framework of the Parliamentary North-South Dialogue together with the AWEPA Section of the Austrian Parliament to a conference on ”Women Empowerment in Parliaments in Africa”. As policy makers, women can bring a special perspective to the decision-making process on various levels, also into Parliament. The participants will examine the current situation followed by a session on how to strengthen the position of women MPs in Africa. During the conference, AWEPA will present the findings of the Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy (NIMD) Regional Research project “What Empowers Women in Parliaments and Parties in Africa?”

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