May Chidiac, center, poses with Lama Salam, wife of Prime Minister Tammam Salam and former French First Lady Cecilia Attias during Women on the Front Lines Conference in Phoenicia Beirut, Monday, March 3, 2014. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Journalist May Chidiac Monday lauded the role played by women in the regional uprisings of recent years, but said much needed to be done to elevate their social status.In her opening speech at a conference launched to honor women, Chidiac saluted those who played a role in the so-called Arab Spring. Former Minister Amal Afeish, who represented the first lady at the ceremony, stressed that it was more important that women assume positions of influence in society and not merely meet a workforce quota.
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