Saudi Arabia: Women Constitute 41 Percent of G20 Secretariat

SourceAl Bawaba
CountrySaudi Arabia


rty one percent of the G20 Saudi Secretariat employees are women, G20 Executive Director Reem Al-Frayan said during a virtual conference on Monday. Al-Frayan shared figures from the Saudi development scenes, spanning sports to politics with the audience in a talk titled “G20: French Saudi Women”, organized by the Saudi Embassy in France. The talk discussed a range of subjects — tackling everything from automation in tomorrow’s jobs to maternity leave policy. “We also note great advances for Saudi women in the sports sphere: ⅓ Saudi athletes present at the last Olympic Games were women,” Al-Frayan added. The Saudi Permanent Delegate to the UNESCO Princess Haifaa Al-Mogrin led the discussion on women’s empowerment. Princess Haifaa pointed it out that ”a central theme of G20 meetings on which Saudi Arabia presides this year,” reporting impressive figures: more...