U.S. Women Senators Call for Women’s Rights in North Africa and the Middle East

April 6, 2011 at 2:55 pm Leave a comment

“Following weeks of tumult and protests in North Africa and the Middle East, Senator Olympia J. Snowe (R-Maine) is leading her 16 female Senate colleagues in emphasizing the vital importance of women’s rights and political participation as leaders in North Africa and the Middle East consider constitutional reforms and shape new governments.  In a resolution introduced [March 28th] the 17 Senators are reaffirming their commitment to representative and responsive democratic governments that respect women’s rights and are calling on leaders in North Africa and the Middle East to include women when it comes to making decisions that will affect their lives.”

Read more: http://snowe.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/pressreleases?ContentRecord_id=af20bf36-dccd-4237-8ce2-840bdc1957a2

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