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IBBC discussion to celebrate International Women's day

On Monday, 8th March the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) held a well attended Women's Group discussion to celebrate International Women's day. The discussion was chaired by Ms. Samar Thamer Al Mafraji, Managing Director, AMS Iraq with the speakers including Mrs Vanessa Douglas, Senior VP/Director HR & Admin, SKA International Group DMCC; Mrs. Hadeel Hassan, […]

Women Lead the Way in Iraq

By John Lee. On the occasion of International Women's Day, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has published a series of articles on the theme of women in Iraq: Women Lead the Way in Iraq Meet Lara Youssif Zara, the first female mayor of Northern Iraq's Alqosh Ahwari women, The beating heart of the Iraqi […]

Women’s Empowerment "Contributes to National Stability"

International Women’s Day was celebrated today at an event organized by the Directorate for the Empowerment of Iraqi Women at the Council of Ministers. The event, which was supported by UN Women and the International Medical Corps, was attended by senior Iraqi government officials, including the two Deputy Speakers of the Council of Representatives, human […]

AMAR’s Women Work Wonders

By Kate Denereaz, for the AMAR International Charitable Foundation. Work is a huge part of our lives. It provides security, meaning and a sense of belonging. It’s part of who we are. Many AMAR staff, like the people they serve, have been displaced by war and violence. Working for AMAR provides structure and a semblance […]

Calls for Greater Women's Representation in Decision Making

International Women’s Day: Calls for Greater Representation in Decision-Making as Iraqi Women Continue to Suffer from the Crisis UN Women, in partnership with the Women Parliamentary Committee, organized a high-level event today at the Council of Representatives (Parliament) in Baghdad to mark International Women’s Day. The event comes at a particularly difficult time for Iraqi […]