Special committee on women’s affairs is vital

THE Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO) urges the House Committee to endorse the establishment of the Special Select Parliamentary Committee on Women’s Affairs, Children and Social Development.

An article in The Star yesterday (online bit.ly/star_affairs) reported that only eight Select Committees will be formed that, if passed, will take effect this November, whereas the Select Committee on Women’s Affairs, Children and Social Development is still up for consideration.

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