Violence against women is escalating
Baghdad / Victory of the Mayal Babylon / Iqbal Muhammad
"Since 2003, every year on this day, we hope the same security is coming next year and we celebrate the elimination of violence against women in Iraq, but the Sunnis come and come with it," says Boshra al-Obeidi, a law expert. Today, he does not carry with him an inquiry into our wishes, nor does it indicate the beginning of their realization. On the contrary, he brings with him a new image or a new method of violence against women. 1959) and I think it is the worst gift among the gifts of the owners of power, and remains the decision to us and will not stand Tin in front of these gifts, but Snrdha them in the strongest of them in the next election. "
"Although there are units to protect against domestic violence, women are unable to break their silence because there is no law to protect against domestic violence and because women who are exposed to violence and for many reasons," said Hiba Hussein, a female activist at the protest vigil against violence against women. Not to believe the police as a place to resort to in addition to the inability of this institution to solve problems related to violence against women and girls in a few cases are almost rare.
Bint Al-Rafidain, a women's rights organization in the province of Babil, revealed that violence against women has risen to more than 78%. Government authorities and parliament called for urgent intervention to protect the family against the dangers of dispersion and loss.
The Executive Director of the organization Alia Al-Ansari said in an interview with "Al-Mada" that "
"The study showed that a large percentage of the women of Babylon are subjected to violence of all kinds reached 78.88%, which is a large percentage that calls for reconsidering the system of laws and legislation on women's rights, which affect the reality of life and family and reconsider the planning carried out by effective executive institutions contribute In protecting women's rights and reducing violence against them. "
"For years, we have been working on the issue of violence against women and we will continue to continue because our cause is the issue of life, the issue of rights, a dignified life, equality in life opportunities and the creation of leadership opportunities that contribute to change and reform the reality of women," she said.
"The march against violence against women is a long and arduous process that requires the efforts of everyone from the state and its legislatures to the society and human rights defenders, who are facing a great challenge today with the rise and spread of violence and the root of this violence, which begins with the most obvious headlines: beating women and confiscating their rights, To provide adequate protection measures for them and their rights and to create decent livelihoods for them as is happening now with thousands of women in IDP camps, as well as in the home, the department, the university, the school and public places.
"On the occasion of the International Day against Violence against Women, we will launch a campaign involving all the 16-day anti-violence organizations planned by the Secretariat General of the Council of Ministers, the United Nations and civil society organizations to combat violence against women under the slogan" Let the world shine in orange color. So that violence against women and girls ends ").
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