Women's participation in politics is low
The Democratic Women's Federation introduced the results of the survey” Living Standards of Women in Society”. The survey was carried out among 15,000 women from nine districts of the capital city and 21 provinces of Mongolia during the course of a year.
According to the general results of the survey, the current living standards of women in society instead averaged 2.1 on a 10 point scale.
Out of every three women surveyed one had become a victim of discrimination, one in ten had become a victim of violence, and according to the results the participation of women in politics was an average of 2.1points, and social status was measured at 1.4.
The first stage of discussions of the survey was carried out by the leadership of the Mongolian People’s Party, and a second stage of discussion was held among non-governmental organizations carrying activity for women.
The third stage of discussions was carried out among scientists today. More than 50 representatives from the Female Scientists Federation and Federation participated in the meeting.
President of the Federation of Social Democratic Women Ts.Tsogzolmaa stressed, "We are organizing this discussion in order to clarify opinions regarding the survey and to conduct a review.” She noted, “In the future we will work to reflect women's issues in state policy based on the results of the survey.”