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RIYADH, June 15 (MENA) - Egypt called on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for a ministerial-level round table on "Empowering Women in Member States” to be held on Monday with the participation of ministers in charge of women in the member states.
The meeting will discuss several issues related to women empowerment, atop of which are the role of women in combating extremism, women in decision-making positions, protection of women from all forms of violence, economic empowerment of women and their involvement in the financial and other fields, according to a statement by the OIC.
Also, the OIC General Secretariat will hold a meeting of the temporary Open-ended Working Group to prepare the draft internal regulations of the organization for the development of women in the OIC member states on Sunday in Cairo.
The meeting will be attended by experts from member states and relevant international and regional institutions. Participants will discuss the preliminary draft of the internal organizational structure of the organization for the development of women in the OIC member states for presentation to the organs of the Women Development Organization at the start of their work.