The Department of Women and Children of the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council organized on Tuesday in Aden an extended meeting for Southern women to enhance their role in confronting current and future challenges and combating extremism and terrorism.
The Assistant Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, Fadhl al-Jadi, delivered a speech emphasizing that southern women have a brilliant past throughout the history of the south, and their marks that cannot be forgotten.
He said: "The southern woman is a given person for her homeland, and in return the southern law guaranteed her with all her rights to preserve and strengthen her position in society."
Dr. Suhair Ali Ahmed, member of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, also addressed the meeting, stressing that the dangerous current stage of our southern people requires southern women to play an active role in confronting the attacks and aggressive campaigns against the South.
Dr. Suhair stressed on the need to unify the efforts of southern women to be good successor and extension of what have been achieved by southern women earlier in the past.
Ms. Ishtiaq Mohammed Saad, head of the Women and Children Department at the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, said that today's meeting aims to strengthen the ranks of southern women and reinforce their role in confronting the challenges facing the south, especially extremism and terrorism.
In his turn, Dr. Khalid Bamadhaf, Head of the Political Department at the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Transitional Council, delivered a speech at the meeting explaining the current political scene and the importance of the role of southern women in the current circumstances of this scene.
Dr. Najib Salman, Head of Research and Studies Department at the General Secretariat of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, talked in which he pointed out that the southern women have a distinguished leadership role in the social and political life.
For their part, the participants at the meeting stressed on the need for southern women to stand with the southern men by all possible means in the face of the campaigns and conspiracies that aim at damaging the South.
They also thanked the Southern Transitional Council for its role in strengthening the status of southern women.