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Oghassabian: Women's Quota is a Duty, Not an Option!


Minister of State for Women's Affairs Jean Oghassapian, on Friday said that the adoption of a women's quota was a "duty", not an "option" for the constitutional authorities. He added in a statement that the introduction of a quota of women in the electoral law was not a sign of discrimination between men and women, "but a means of achieving gender equality, in compliance with the Declaration of Human Rights.