The activities of the ninth conference of the Arab Women Organization started in Tripoli on Monday in the presence of the Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, as Libya presided over the ninth conference, according to Hokoometna platform.
The conference reviews the recommendations of four regional studies on topics related to election laws and political parties, violence and sexual harassment in the workplace, social protection systems for women in the field of health in the Arab region, the reality faced by women and girls who are victims of wars, armed conflicts, occupation and terrorism in the Arab world, and the measures taken to protect and support them.
It also discussed 24 national reports on the experiences of Arab countries on those topics, in addition to honoring the winners of the organization’s competition in its first edition for 2023: Sami Kulaib from Lebanon, Mashaer Abdul Karim Bashir Youssef from Sudan, and Asmaa Bin Al Fassi from Morocco.
Meanwhile, Dbeibah praised the Libyan woman whom he described as subjected to arrest and assassination as a result of the war and the fight against terrorism, saying Libyan women's will was not weakened despite all those hurdles, and adding that Libyan women continued to defend the unity and independence of Transportation their country, demonstrated courage and patriotism and showed competence to lead their country. He also proposed that the conference issues a "Tripoli Declaration" to enhance the political participation of Arab women.