THE DELEGATION OF TURKMENISTAN PARTICIPATED IN THE MEETING OF THE OSCE HUMAN DIMENSION COMMITTEE
On March 16, 2021, an online meeting of the Human Dimension Committee of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe on the topic "Participation of women in political life" was held. The head of the Department of Democracy and Human Rights of the Institute of State, Law and Democracy of Turkmenistan Ms. Shemshat Atajanova took part in the work of the meeting.
In her speech, Ms. Atajanova informed the participants about the gender policy of Turkmenistan, equal participation of women in all spheres of the socio-political, economic, social and cultural life of the country.
In particular, she noted that Turkmenistan is determinedly conducting active work on a wide range of issues in the human dimension, including ensuring gender equality in accordance with generally accepted norms of international law. Gender equality issues are reflected in all national programs of social and economic development of the country, an important area of which is the further integration of women into economic and cultural development.