Ministry drives 30-pct women's representation among village officials
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Jepara, Central Java, Nov. 25 -- The Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration Ministry encourages women's representation among village officials to reach 30 percent.
"Women's leadership is still relatively small, as village," Villages, Development of Disadvantaged Regions, and Transmigration Minister Abdul Halim Iskandar noted at the Indonesian Women Ulema Congress (KUPI) here, Thursday evening.
"Thus, this is what we have to push for, so that we can have 30 percent of village official roles to be occupied by women," he remarked.
Iskandar noted that during his visits to villages, he always inquired about the percentage of women's representation among village officials.
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