Al-Manqoush attends a virtual meeting of the world’s female foreign ministers
Libyan Cloud News Agency – Tripoli
The Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla Al-Manqoush, participated in a virtual meeting of female foreign ministers to reject violence against women in Iran following the death of Mahsa Amini while in the custody of Tehran’s morality police.
The foreign ministers of Canada, Germany, Lithuania, Albania, Norway, France, Iceland, New Zealand, and Kosovo participated in the meeting, during which Al-Manqoush stressed that forms of violence against women are unacceptable and constitute a serious violation of human rights.
She stressed the importance of enhancing the role of women in political life and empowering their efforts to maintain peace and achieve security and justice in their countries, noting that women face challenges when seeking to exercise their social, political and electoral rights.