Saleh: Fairness of Iraqi women is too late and it is time to win[/rtl]
[rtl]Release Date: 5/5/2019 • [rtl]17:01[/rtl] • 38 times read[/rtl]
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) President of the Republic Barham Salih said on Sunday that the half-women of Iraq is too late and it is time to win and compensate for the darkness of previous periods.
In a speech at a workshop held at the Peace Palace in Baghdad to discuss the draft law against domestic violence, Saleh said in the presence of First Lady Dr. Sarbag Salih and the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Iraq, "Iraq and its contemporary history have suffered from the problem of human rights violations, and women's share of oppression has been greater," said Balshart and the second deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Dr. Bashir Haddad.
"We are meeting today to put a new brick on the road to building Iraq free of domestic violence, violence and oppression," the president said.
"We believe that the fairness of the Iraqi woman is very late and it is time for her victory and fairness and compensation for the darkness of the previous periods," he said, stressing that the starting line before launching is to stop and confront family and social violence.
The President of the Republic that "Iraq launched after 2003 with a wide legislative campaign to correct the entire legislative track after he inherited a backward system consistent with the mentality of the coup regimes that have ruled Iraq for almost half a century," noting that "this task is not easy but possible under the Council Elected deputies expressing the views and aspirations of the people. "
He explained that "the Presidency of the Republic committed itself to contribute to this legislative effort, was the avenue of this effort to complete the draft law on the victims of Spyker and the law of survivors Yazidiyat and then put the finishing touches to the draft law to protect against domestic violence, after we held several sessions in the Peace Palace with women And members of the House of Representatives and those interested in this regard. "
"We look forward to the day when Iraqi women deserve to be placed in the position they deserve after they have suffered and struggled and made a lot of sacrifices, and we will be with every effort to justify them to be in the forefront of the leadership of the ship building Iraq."
For his part, Second Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr. Bashir Haddad spoke about "the importance of the role of the laws in stabilizing the situation of civilized societies that seek to secure the protection of individuals and achieve a state of permanent stability and to organize and meet the needs of society for the public benefit factors within the framework of balance and equality financially and morally Between groups of society ".
Haddad added that "the draft law has stirred controversy in the political, media and cultural media, and the proposal of the law has become a talk of the general public and even ordinary people." He said that it is a "healthy condition and a realistic expression of freedom of opinion in a democratic environment. To make recommendations and practical decisions that benefit society in general. "
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also praised the efforts of the government in its ongoing consultations aimed at strengthening the views of partners in the legislation on combating domestic violence, adding that "we encourage the law in line with international human rights standards and with the Iraqi constitution, All kinds of violence and abuse within the family. "
In the intervention, British Ambassador John Wilkes said that "the legislation of the law has become an urgent need to complete the legislative system and in line with the reformist tendencies of the Iraqi government in its joints," stressing that "the EU countries are ready to provide any support for the success of the legislation of this law."
The workshop also witnessed the participation and extensive interventions of a number of advisers in the Presidency of the Republic and specialists in this regard contributed to enriching the views and opinions that support the efforts to pass the draft law on domestic violence.
The workshop was attended by heads and members of diplomatic missions in Baghdad and a number of specialists and interested in the field of human rights. is over
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