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Post by rocky Mon 06 Dec 2021, 5:57 am

Secretary-General of the House of Representatives: 97 female deputies in the new session and the anti-violence against women law is a priority for the work of the new parliament

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{Local: Al Furat News} The Parliamentary Development Institute in the House of Representatives organized today, Sunday, under the patronage and presence of Sirwan Abdullah Ismail, Secretary-General of the House of Representatives, a dialogue session on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on women’s rights between international legislation and charters.

At the beginning of the dialogue session held in the Constitutional Hall of the Council, the Secretary-General of the House of Representatives stressed in his speech that "the phenomenon of violence has become global and is not unique to Iraqi society in isolation from its external environment, especially since most countries faced this phenomenon by joining international agreements and constitutional texts and setting up The legal framework for confronting violence against women, in addition to community education.

The Secretary-General of the Council explained that "Iraq has taken good steps in terms of joining international conventions related to women's rights, in addition to drafting texts concerned with women's rights," noting that "the number of women in the new parliamentary session reached 97 out of 329 deputies, in a way that exceeded the quota. provided for in the Constitution.”
Ismail expressed his hope that the adoption of the law to combat violence against women would be among the priorities of the work of the new parliament, noting that "the issue of combating violence against women has become a focus of international attention through the adoption of Resolution 1325 issued by the parliament in 2000 related to the participation of women at all levels in the parliament." Decision-making", referring to "the great role of the Committee on Women, Family and Childhood since the formation of the House of Representatives in 2005, in exercising its legislative and oversight functions, in addition to its role at the level of the International Parliament through its Women's Committee in campaigns defending women's rights globally."
The Secretary-General of the House of Representatives stressed his support for the adoption of a law to combat violence against women through holding hearings and dialogue seminars for the purpose of arriving at a law that preserves the dignity of women and the family within the prevailing societal norms and morals. 
For his part, Saad Fayyad, Director General of the Parliamentary Development Institute, stressed the importance of supporting plans to combat violence against women and participating in campaigns aimed at rejecting all forms of targeting women and girls in Iraq and the world.
Fayyad pointed out that violence against women is a clear violation of human rights and has consequences for society because of its social and economic consequences, especially the deprivation of education, work, health, and political participation, noting that "the vote on the law against violence against women is one of the most important priorities of the legislative authority during this stage." The future is to set a legal framework that guarantees and preserves women’s rights, as it is a national and international demand and a key to influencing behavioral change and combating impunity.
The Director-General of the Parliamentary Development Institute indicated that the Institute will have a pivotal role in the future by holding seminars, dialogue forums and extended conferences that include judicial and governmental institutions, civil society institutions, research centers and bodies that refrain from legislating the law in order to agree on it, in addition to organizing workshops with the parliamentary committees specialized in legislation The law is in addition to sponsoring the activities conducted by the international organizations concerned in this regard, as well as organizing programs that contribute to raising awareness of combating violence against women in order to build a society free of such practices.
The dialogue session witnessed interventions by representatives of the Ministry of Justice and Labor and activists in the field of women’s defense that addressed the need to pay attention to the women’s lack of breadwinners department and to provide services to battered women and the importance of developing an integrated mechanism to implement laws related to women, in addition to urging winning candidates for membership in the House of Representatives to have an active role in Activate laws that pertain to women.
The participants suggested establishing shelters for women who are subjected to violence in all its forms, providing them with the opportunity to work and providing decent life, in addition to truly empowering women and involving them in decision-making centers, as well as the need to legislate a deterrent law and add a moral education course to educate students and students about the role and protection of women.
The participants called for the Ministry of Women to be reinstated in order to resort to it to solve the problems faced by women, as well as the importance of coordinating with the Parliamentary Development Institute to implement campaigns supported by the Parliament to clarify women's rights and reconsider some laws, especially making amendments to the Penal Code.

For her part, the representative of the International Law Institute for Human Rights reviewed the nature of the relationship with the House of Representatives and the Women’s Committee during the past years and the resulting close cooperation in many important issues, noting the constant work to support the Women’s Committee to issue laws related to women and support the work of female representatives.
In response to the interventions, Sirwan Abdullah Ismail, Secretary-General of the House of Representatives, expressed the parliament's readiness to receive proposals and ideas related to the laws in force or proposed, and to work continuously to deliver the proposals related to the women's file with the aim of including them on the agenda.
The Secretary-General stressed the importance of building the country according to the right foundations, investing in the field of education, and the importance of catching up with advanced societies by relying on sound foundations and joint action within a clear path.
During the session, the Secretary-General of the House of Representatives and the Director-General of the Parliamentary Development Institute awarded certificates of appreciation to 57 female participants and activists in appreciation of their role in defending women's rights.
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