Kazakh regions to host workshops on family values and equal rights in modern society
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.6 / Trend, S.Dadashova /
A number of seminars on the issues of family values in modern society, equal rights for men and women, as well as chanelling the issue through media and youth education will take place in the regions of Kazakhstan, UNDP in Kazakhstan said.
The workshops were organized by the National Commission for Women, Family and Demographic Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the UN Development Programme in Kazakhstan with the support of the British Embassy in the Republic of Kazakhstan. Events will take place in Aktau - Oct.7, Taraz - Oct.21, Petropavlovsk - Oct.28, and Kokshetau - Nov. 4, 2011.
" Improvment of the social status of women, wife, mother, and strengthening the role of the father in the upbringing of children, creation of equal conditions in the family - all this will improve demographic and socio-economic situation in the country," said Gaukhar Nurakhmetova, chief expert of the Secretariat of the National Commission for Women, Family and Demographic policy under the President.
Representatives of government agencies, academia, media, public organizations and ethno-cultural centers invited to participate in the workshop. The workshop participants will make recommendations to improve the status of the family and the effective implementation of gender policy in Kazakhstan.
Regional workshops on family values and equal opportunities are held under the UNDP project "Support to the National Commission for the improvement of measures for gender equality in Kazakhstan".