RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian Shoura Council has demanded for increment in benefits of female earners who are lonely solely supporting their families.
The council has placed the demand for benefits’ upgradation for female workers after emergence of report issued by the KSA’s Ministry of Social Affairs, Arab News reported.
More strict regulations were also demanded by the council for the protection of foster home residents from ill-treatment and violence.
The council’s committee for social affairs, family and youth made the proposal during a discussion in order to fulfill core responsibilities of the state.
According to the ministry’s report, there was insufficient provision for programs for families, women, youth and childhood development.
It said that too much time and money was being spent on begging and runaway maids.
The Shoura Council will vote on the recommendations of the committee related to the annual performance of the ministry after debate by members.