Women meet in Nablus to discuss role in elections
Published Sunday 05/08/2012 (updated) 06/08/2012 20:26
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Palestinian women held a meeting in Nablus on Sunday to encourage participation in elections and discuss women's role in the vote.
Fatah revolutionary council member Dalal Salameh and other political and social leaders attended the meeting.
Fatah Central Committee member Mahmoud al-Aloul addressed the group and stressed the urgent national need for elections. He urged all women to register to vote, adding that women were men's partners in all fields.
Al-Aloul updated the group on reconciliation and political developments locally and across the region, and their impact on the Palestinian cause.
The Fatah official also discussed US pressure on the Palestinian Authority and President Mahmoud Abbas.