Women protesters demand wider representation in political sphere in Lebanon during a rally in Beirut's Ain al-Mreisseh area, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. (The Daily Star/NNA, HO)
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Women's rights activists criticized Monday the appointment of a man to head Lebanon's newly created Women's Affairs Ministry, saying women were sorely underrepresented in the newly created Cabinet.The activist group also deplored the lack of female ministers in the Cabinet, in which only one woman was appointed: Einaya Ezzedine, Minister of State for Administrative Development.The group also called on ministers to show commitment to women's rights by including a quota for women in the forthcoming Cabinet policy statement.
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