Report: Qatar still struggling to boost women’s participation in society
The eight goals are: eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; achieve universal primary education; promote gender equality and empower women; reduce child mortality; improve maternal health; combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; ensure environmental sustainability; and establish a global partnership for development.
In its report, which appears to focus on the local population, the MDSP said that Qatar has made “great strides” toward universal education and healthcare. It stated that some 92 percent of Qatari children are enrolled in primary school.
In terms of higher education, female students have surpassed their male counterparts, which is helping to achieve gender equality.
However, the economic participation of Qatari women in the labor market remains low, especially in “non-traditional scientific” occupations.
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Source News: Doha News