The United Nations elected Saudi Arabia to the Commission on the rights of women. About it reports The Independent.
Now the representative of the Kingdom among his colleagues from 45 States to engage in “promotion of women’s rights, a fixation of objective facts about their lives around the world and defining the global standards of gender equality and expansion of women’s opportunities.”
On 14 March it became known that in the Kingdom started a private Board for women’s rights — while at the ceremony marking the beginning of operation of the Association, the women themselves were not — they had contact with the men via a video link.
Saudi Arabia has a program to increase the number of women in the labour market — are now working only 22% of them, while in 2030 it is planned to employ a third of the total.