Syrian women appeal to UN to be included in peace talks

Representatives from four Syrian women's groups will meet with United Nations-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi today, seeking to be included in next week's Syrian peace talks. "Women have a critical role to play in creating the foundations for a sustainable peace and a pluralistic Syria based on democracy and respect for human rights," says UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

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