Gender Concerns featured in the Libya Herald

The Libya Herald reported on a Gender Concerns event  to increase Libyan women’s participation and role in local politics.  Click here to read the Libya Herald article


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Gender Concerns International Libya was pleased to mark the third anniversary of the Libyan Revolution by supporting women’s role in the upcoming elections with the Women for Democratic Transformation (WDT) platform, a multi-media campaign launched on 16 February.  The aim of the campaign is to send out a call to support Libyan women’s participation in upcoming elections and their collective action in the Constitution Committee, and to strengthen the influence of women’s decision-making in political representation.

This campaign was supported by 50,000 SMS messages, formally launched by the German Ambassador to Libya, H.E. Christian Much. The Ambassador also addressed an audience of around 200 participants at a launch event. At the event, he reaffirmed his support for Libyan women’s empowerment and increased representation at decision-making levels.  Click here to read the full article