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Wanted: Female Comelec commissioner

Posted by Mai on November 30th, 2007

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Wanted: Female Comelec commissioner
By Sheila Crisostomo
Friday, November 30, 2007

Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rene Sarmiento called on President Arroyo to appoint a woman as the poll body’s chairman to promote gender equality.

Sarmiento said in a statement that the Comelec has been a predominantly male agency in its almost 70-year history.

He said only one woman had been appointed Comelec chief, retired judge Harriet Demetriou.

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