Al-Haddad stresses need to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women

Under the auspices of Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Dr. Bashir Al Haddad, the Iraqi Institute, in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, held its General Conference under the slogan “Women against Violence and Extremism; Women for Peace”.
The conference was attended by a number of MPs, ambassadors, representatives of missions and diplomatic bodies, as well as representatives of civil society organizations, women’s empowerment departments in ministries, human rights activists and a gathering of intellectuals and media men.
Mr. Al-Haddad delivered a speech in which he called for the importance of enhancing women’s status and expanding their participation in social, economic, cultural and even political life to meet challenges and overcome obstacles to support reconstruction and sustainable development.
Deputy Speaker Media Office