Princess Basma partakes in meeting on women, youth empowerment


[30-11-2021 11:56 PM]

Ammon News -

HRH Princess Basma Bint Talal, Chairperson of the Jordanian National Committee for Women (JNCW), stressed the importance to continue national efforts to empower Jordanian women in various fields and maximize and build on the successes they made in the administrative and leadership positions they hold.

During her participation in a meeting organized as part of the activities of the annual international campaign against gender-based violence, 2021, titled: "Together to end political violence against women in the public and political spheres – She has a place and status", Her Highness also stressed the role of youth, as "the nucleus of positive and real societal change," and investing in their energies in various fields.

Her Highness pointed out the importance of the media in raising awareness of women's issues and their political, social and economic rights, combating all forms of violence and bullying against women, and avoiding irresponsible and unconscious criticism of women.

She stressed the importance of networking between all national institutions and concerned authorities, and exchanging expertise among them to advance the role of women in public life, recognize their role and achievements in society and enhance the construction and development process.

For her part, JNCW Secretary-General, Salma Al-Nims, said the committee focuses on youth as a key pillar in change, analysis, innovation and changing trends, noting the importance of youth in spreading societal awareness towards women's issues.

During the meeting, Her Highness listened to a number of youth initiatives from various regions of the Kingdom in the field of raising awareness of women's rights, empowering them socially, politically and economically, and rejecting all forms of violence directed against them.

JNCW focuses on supporting the establishment of local, national and international alliances and networks, especially for youth, to raise awareness about the positive effects of achieving gender equality on society as a whole, the importance and active role of women, and the need to enhance their participation in building societies and achieving prosperity, security and peace.




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