Somali Government: The National Gender Policy is misinterpreted.

Mogadishu-The Somali Government has on Wednesday revealed that there was misinterpretation made on the National Gender Policy in which the executive council approved recently.

Speaking to Somali National News Agency, Minister of Information,Mohamed Abdi Hayer responded to allegations and strong opposition from the Somali scholars agency on National Gender Policy on Tuesday.

“The National Gender Policy is misinterpreted, in particular in some points in it, the executive council observes such policy carefully before they endorse it”, The Minister said.

The remarks of the Ministry of Information, Mohamed Abdi came a day after the Scholars Agency showed their sentiment against the gender policy and it said that some articles in this policy are against Islamic conduct.
Such story was also wide spread through social media today.

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