UN boss asks Somalia elders to support 30pc quota for women

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Amina Mohammed when she recently paid a courtesy call to President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi. The UN deputy boss has asked  Somalia elders to support 30 per cent quota for women.

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What you need to know:

  • UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, has called on Somali clan elders to support a 30 per cent representation of women in Parliament.
  • Somalia indirectly elects its legislators, a model in which 101 delegates nominated by clan elders elect MPs.

The UN Deputy Secretary-General (SG) Amina Mohammed, has called on Somali clan elders to support a 30 per cent representation of women in Parliament.

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