Hariri receives Claudine Aoun Roukoz in Beirut, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Leading women's rights activists called Tuesday for a quota on women's representation in government to be implemented in Lebanon's next general elections, in four years' time, after only six women took parliamentary seats in the 2018 race.Aoun Roukoz's comments come after her group, as well as a number of other women's rights bodies, gathered Tuesday morning with caretaker Minister of State for Women's Affairs Jean Ogasapian for a seminar on female government participation following the May 6 parliamentary elections.
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