Algeria is keen to adopt all policies to contribute to sustaining peace, rejecting violence and racism, and avoid violating human rights, including women’s rights,
The Minister of Communication and the government’s official spokesman and the acting Minister of Culture, Hassan Rabhi, said on Tuesday.
The Minister stated, during a media day marking the conclusion of the national campaign to combat violence against women, that “in the consecration of the right to citizenship, Algeria is keen to adopt all mechanisms and policies to contribute to sustaining peace, rejecting violence and racism, and avoid violating human rights, including women’s rights, whatever the reasons and justifications”.
“The creation of the National Council for Human Rights aims to strengthen the legislative system and realizing these rights through programs of development and different activities of solidarity, especially with the vulnerable groups and oppressed peoples”.
Algeria, which is proud of its affiliation with the Nation of Islam, which has elevated human rights to the highest level in more than 14 centuries, and that it boasts of its national reference that was given by Prince Abdel Qader the most wonderful and finest examples of brotherhood and compassion, was not late in joining regional and international treaties. On human rights, including women’s rights”.
“Algeria is committed to protect women from all aspects of violence and ill-treatment and to intensify efforts to enable them to enjoy their full and undiminished rights. The organization of this media day, which comes on the occasion of the conclusion of the national campaign against violence against women, falls within the context of a global tradition that annually calls for standing with one voice to say no to violence against women”.
“Let’s unite to combat all forms of violence in society. It is fortunate that this activity coincides with the occasion of International Human Rights Day, which falls on December 10 of each year, in a clear indication that women’s rights are an integral part of the human rights system”.
“The United Nations General Assembly signed, since more than seventy years ago, the birth certificate of the first universal declaration of human rights in a world that was burdened with the effects and consequences of two fierce world wars. Representatives of different countries, including women, decided to draft this declaration and pledge to guarantee and protect the common denominator of human beings, namely freedom, equality, justice, and dignity”.
“The national campaign to combat violence against women, which is organized annually by the Ministry of National Solidarity, Family, and Women’s Issues, clearly translates the policy of the country and the distant strides it has made in the area of concern for women’s rights in all their situations and at all the levels”.
“The ultimate goal that the Ministry of National Solidarity is to prevent violence against women, which will bring enormous benefits that guarantee to women their dignity, the family’s cohesion, and society’s stability”.
“As prevention is based on awareness campaigns, the communication sector remains open to all institutional and collective initiatives in the context of disseminating and passing positive messages to expand the circle of those involved and supporters of a culture of peace, compassion, and respect”.
“The communication sector pays special attention to training as a strategic element to improve the knowledge of media and raise their professional capabilities through their participation in several training courses that are organized in this regard”.