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Group urges sexual equality in Cabinet

TAKING ACTION:The women’s rights group said that the Ma administration should work harder to remove the barriers preventing women from entering politics

By Shelley Shan  /  Staff reporter

“President Ma has boasted that the nation signed CEDAW, which clearly states that contracting parties should appoint women in decisionmaking positions,” the foundation said. “[The government] should not just appoint some female officials as a symbolic gesture, but should actively remove the barriers preventing women from entering politics.”

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