4th Congress of the Arab Women Organization

February 28, 2013 - 9:05:17 am
ALGIERS: The 4th Congress of the Arab Women Organization (AWO) has called for wiping out obstacles and problems facing the improvement and development of Arab women's status.

The three-day conference sponsored by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, concluded here Wednesday.

During the conference which attracted delegations from 15 member countries of the AWO, the participants presented several successful experiments that showed undoubtedly that Arab women are able to overcome different challenges facing them and to hold pioneering positions in various sectors in the Arab society.

They were agreed that this year's session of the 4th AWO conference was totally fruitful, saying that it launched a fresh website promoting women's rights in Arab legislations.

Chairperson of the Kuwaiti Cabinet's Committee on Women's Affairs Sheikha Latifa Al-Fahad Al-Salem Al-Sabah led Kuwait's delegation taking part in the gathering. (QNA)