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    Civil society organizations on the occasion of March 8: Iraqi women are citizens with equal dignity

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    Post by Rocky Mon 08 Mar 2021, 7:28 am

    [size=52]Civil society organizations on the occasion of March 8: Iraqi women are citizens with equal dignity and rights equal to men[/size]

    [size=45]A group of civic organizations congratulated Iraqi women on the occasion of March 8th International Women's Day.[/size]
    [size=45]A statement issued by the organizations, of which Al-Mada received a copy, stated that “We extend our warmest congratulations to Iraqi women in particular, and women of the world in general. Complete equality of rights and equal opportunities for men and women in all fields.[/size]
    [size=45]The statement added that “in today's Iraq, systematic practices are increasing to exclude women and marginalize their role in public life and in decision-making positions, and the growing and diverse manifestations of domestic violence and sexual violence that crush their dignity and prevent them from enjoying their human rights as citizens, because of the domination of the mentality, patriarchal culture and tribal norms, Weak protection mechanisms and law enforcement institutions, worsening political, economic, security and health crises, widespread poverty and illiteracy, and rampant corruption.[/size]
    [size=45]The statement emphasized that "strengthening the role of women in drying up the sources of terrorism and extremism, achieving stability, building security, peace and development, and achieving social justice, in line with the principles of the constitution and Iraq's international obligations, requires a national vision and political will."[/size]
    [size=45]The statement included a number of recommendations, most notably: “Legislating the Domestic Violence Law, which has become an urgent and necessary need in light of the escalation of domestic violence crimes threatening the security and safety of the family and society.”[/size]
    [size=45]The statement also called for a review of the composition and powers of the National Council for Women’s Affairs, and to allow for a broad and effective participation of representatives from the three authorities and civil society organizations, working in accordance with a comprehensive national vision to reduce violence and discrimination against women and implement the national plan for Resolution 1325, noting that «despite the issuance of Diwani Order No. 336 of 12/8/2020 to form the National Council for Women’s Affairs, without concrete action on the ground, and the necessary human resources and financial allocations for it were not provided within the federal budget.[/size]
    [size=45]The statement demanded “the representation of women in the High Commission for Human Rights by no less than one-third of the members of the Council according to the text of Article 8 / Fourth of the Commission Law No. 53/2008, and in compliance with Federal Supreme Court Decision No. 42 / Federal / 2012, and choosing qualified personnel with experience in the field of rights. Human rights, away from sectarian and partisan quotas, and respect for the independence of the commission and its law.[/size]
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