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Name: Ministerial Council Decree No. 60 of 28/2/1430 Hijri regarding the Increase of Vocational and Professional Training for Women.
Country: Saudi Arabia
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2009-02-23
Entry into force:
Published on: Umm Al-Qura, 2009-03-20, No. 4245, P. 6
ISN: SAU-2009-R-82985
Bibliography: Umm Al-Qura, 2009-03-20, No. 4245, P. 6
Abstract/Citation: Requests the Institute for Technical and Vocational Training to increase the quota for receiving women for their technical and vocational training in certain areas that are considered to be suitable for women such as programming, administrative jobs, and professional positions in women's prisons. In Addition it creates new positions and teaching programmes for women to occupy the positions in the women's health sector. Also creates new jobs that would enable women to work from a distance.

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