On Monday local MP Jo Swinson joined fellow women MPs and Peers as they met with a delegation of female members of the Afghanistan and Pakistan Parliaments in Westminster.
Jo took part in the ‘Parliament and Politics’ session where she spoke of her role in the Campaign for Gender Balance.
Commenting Jo said:
“The group of Afghan and Pakistani women MPs I met on Monday were determined, passionate, and inspirational. They shared stories about the particular challenges they face, including concerns about what will happen to women’s rights following UK and US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan in 2014.”