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Ministry of sports calls for women participation in managing national sports

APS - 15 February 2017

ALGIERS- Ministry of Youth and Sports invited elective general assemblies to get women elected in the bodies governing national sports movement.

"The ministry invites elective general assembly to make sure women are elected in the bodies managing national sports movement, in line with Article 18 of the decree n° 14/330 of 27 November 2014, setting the work of the federations and their status," the ministry said in a statement.

The different national sports federations began, in February, the renewal of their executive boards for the Olympic mandate 2017-2020.

Only the federations of badminton and sports and labour have held their elective general assembly meetings so far.

The badminton federation's executive board has only one female member, while there is no woman in the second federation's bodies.