The MP of National Assembly (Parliament) Emilia Carlota Dias urged the political parties to increase the number of women in the lists they submit to the legislative elections, aimed at greater gender representation in decision-making organs.Speaking to Angop, the MP, who also holds the post of second secretary of Parliament table, recalled that only the ruling MPLA and UNITA opposition parties have female participation in their parliamentary groups.

Emilia Dias called on the parties to remain open for women to hold leadership positions as well, thus encouraging young women to pursue the politics in cooperation with men.

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