Officials, Educators and Students Discuss Gender Equality

Officials, authorities, educators and students have gathered for a consultation workshop to further promote women's decision making and discourage gender discrimination.

Themed I Am Not Afraid, the gathering lasting from June 14 to 15 in Kampong Cham province was chaired by H.E. Bun Puthy, Under-Secretary of State at Ministry of Women's Affairs.

Foremost objective of the workshop was to achieve gender equality and promote girl education so that they are capable of making decision in matters related to their lives.

Another intention of the session was to change perception that discriminates girls and women in their family and communities.

About 470 � 290 of them are female � line officials of Ministries of Women's Affairs and Education, local authorities, school principals, teachers and students attended the consultation workshop that inspired solution discussion for the mentioned issues.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press