Participation of the Chairwoman of Mejlis of Turkmenistan in the Summit of Women Speakers of Parliaments
On August 17-18, 2020, the Chairwoman of Mejlis (Parliament) of Turkmenistan participated to the 13th Summit of Women Speakers of Parliaments which took place in online format in Vienna of the Republic of Austria.
The event was organized by the Inter-Parliamentary Union in cooperation with the Parliament of Austria and the United Nations.
The participants of the Summit found an opportunity to discuss the key aspects of the international agenda, including the expansion of empowerment of women, enhancing their well-being, elimination of gender inequality.
As is known, great attention is paid in Turkmenistan to the protection of rights and interests of women, providing them with state privileges and enhancing their role in social and political life of the country, which is coherent with the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.