Libyan Women Urged to Enter Politics
The election of 30 women to Libya's Parliament in July 2012 has spurred other women to become politically involved, writes Marine Casalis in Radio France International.
Radio France Internationale, 4 February 2013
In July last year Libya held its first free elections in almost 40 years, following the death of former dictator Moamer Kadhafi. read more »
Women at Friday prayers in Benghazi. Out of the 200 members of Libya's current parliament, 30 are women.
Magharebia, 15 January 2013
Female deputies in Libya's General National Congress (GNC) formed a bloc aimed at promoting women's rights and at ensuring fair representation of women on the constitutional ... read more »
African Elections Project, 27 July 2012
Libya's Parliamentary results released last Tuesday indicates that 32 women were elected from the parties and one an independent candidate, said Samira Massoud, acting president of ... read more »
UN News Service, 26 June 2012
The top United Nations envoy in Libya today stressed the importance of the equal participation of women in rebuilding the country, as he commended the number of women who have ... read more »
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 2 January 2012
Ten percent of the seats in a proposed Libyan constituent assembly will be reserved for women, a draft electoral law published on Monday said, triggering harsh reaction from a ... read more »
Libya's Parliamentary results indicates that 32 women were elected from the parties and one an independent candidate. Read more »