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Lebanon Campaigns for More Women in Parliament

In a country where women occupy only three percent of the parliament seats, Lebanon's first women's affairs minister — a man — is supporting a campaign to attract more women politicians. The government's decision to appoint him as women's minister in 2016 attracted some criticism. But Jean Oghassabian said the responsibility to support gender equality is not limited to a woman. His ministry, along with the United Nations and European Union, is behind a campaign to...

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