The state Duma Committee for women’s Affairs got a man

Sergei Neverov

Vice-speaker of the state Duma, Secretary of General Council of “United Russia” Sergei Neverov became a member of the Committee of the lower house of Parliament on Affairs of family, women and children. About this he wrote on his page in Facebook on Friday, July 21.

He admitted that he “could not refuse” the Chairman of the Committee, MP from the faction of the Communist party Tamara Pletnev. “Now I’m the first and only male in this Committee”, — said Neverov.

The Deputy Chairman of the Duma have also been invited colleagues after the holidays (on Friday the state Duma completed its spring session and the autumn will open in early September — approx. “Of the”) to follow his example.

In January, Tamara Pletneva in the plenary session addressed to the speaker of the lower house of Parliament, Vyacheslav Volodin with a request to include in the mandated Committee men, writes With this request the Communist made after the dispute over the proposals to increase the period of the divorce proceedings, put forward by the Deputy from Tatarstan Ildar Gilmutdinov. Responding to criticism, he stated the need for more careful consideration of initiatives in Committee in this case for family Affairs and women.

“That’s just like Ildar I. the praise that you care about the family that comes from men. And now he hesitated” — said Pletnev. Volodin joked that the Deputy would have signed up to it in the Committee if she told him “a kind word said.”