NUSW Secretary General: Congress will be opportunity to highlight struggle of Sahrawi women

Shahid Al Hafid, 29 May 2022 (SPS) - Secretary-General of the National Union of Sahrawi Women (NUSW), member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front, Mis. Minatou Larabas, has affirmed that the 9th Congress of the Women's Union will be a great opportunity to highlight the struggle of Sahrawi women and the achievements and challenges of the past phase. 

During a press conference on Sunday at the headquarters of the Media Archive, the speaker revealed that the Congress will be held 18-20 June 2022, in the wilaya of Awsard, and that around 400 delegates from various battlefields will take part in the event.   

She added that the conference will address the challenges facing Sahrawi women in the occupied territories and the heroic role led by militant and human rights activist Sultana Khaya, as well as women's responsibilities in maintaining unity, strengthening resilience and assuming responsibility in this exceptional circumstance.