[size=36]Cabinet Secretariat: 97 women won the legislative elections[/size]
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The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers announced, on Tuesday, that 97 women won the legislative elections.
A statement of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, a copy of which was received by Mawazine News, stated that "the success of the winning candidates in the early legislative elections is a necessary step for political participation, especially that the winners will represent the voice of Iraqi women in expressing their aspirations and aspirations."
The Director-General of the Department of Women Empowerment in the General Secretariat, Yusra Karim Mohsen, said, according to the statement: "The success of this group of women in reaching the new parliament is a natural product of the efforts of those women who showed courage and determination to participate actively, and that their experience today is a victory for Iraqi women and a focus of attention. Everyone's pride."
Mohsen indicated that "according to the preliminary analysis of the election results, Iraqi women managed to win (97) seats, 14 more seats than the quota for women, including two winners from minorities, while these results showed that (57) women won with their voting power without the need to vote. quota.
She added that "the real message for women will not stop when they enter parliament, but all women must continue efforts to participate in the various stages of the political and decision-making process, and pay attention to women's issues and legislation that will guarantee their rights and enhance their position in society." Ended 29/A43