Wafd Party to support women in the upcoming parliamentary elections
Safir Nour, The deputy head of the Wafd Party

CAIRO: Political parties’ heads are responsible for boosting the role of women in political life, not the state, said the deputy head of the Wafd Party Safir Nour Tuesday.

The role of parties’ heads is to put the women in a “distinctive place” in the electoral lists and give them the support in their electoral districts, Nour said, adding his was the first party to have women representatives in the parliament.

The party has 198 headquarters across the republic and will support the women, Nour added.

Originally published in Youm7.

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