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OIC calls for enhanced participation of women in science and technology

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Kabul: On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Hossein Ebrahim Taha, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, has called for more participation of women and girls in science and technology education.

This organization has published the message of Mr. Taha on the occasion of International Women in Science Day on Friday night, February 10.

In the message of the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, stated that member countries and related institutions should intensify their efforts to guarantee women’s rights.

The OIC has emphasized that in order to strengthen international cooperation, awareness about the rights of women and girls in the field of learning science and technology should be increased.

Earlier, in 2018, the OIC foreign ministers approved a resolution to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for women.

Today, February 11, is the International Day of Women’s Participation in Science.

It should be noted that Afghanistan is the only country in the world where the education of girls and women are strictly limited.

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