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Increasing women’s participation in elections is the main theme of a regional Arab conference supported by the UN in Libya

More than 100 members of civil society organizations and the Arab Network of Electoral Management Bodies participated in a regional conference organized by the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) on Sunday and Monday. The Minister of Women’s Affairs, Dr. Horiya Termal, female representatives from the House of Representatives, Libyan Women’s …

Women of the High Council of State and House of Representatives join to advocate for more representation in Libya’s future parliament

As Libya moves toward establishing electoral laws, female members of the High Council of State and the House of Representatives have agreed to work together to advocate for greater women’s representation in the country’s future parliament.

Why does Libya’s incoming government have only two female ministers?

On 1 March, Libya’s Tobruk-based Parliament voted in a new cabinet led by former Interior Minister, Fathi Bashaga, and its 29 ministers, six State Ministers and three Deputy Prime Ministers have all taken their constitutional oath. However it is unclear if, and when, the new government will take office in …