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Video: Cracking down on Trafficking of Women in Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Cracking down on the human trafficking of women in Iraq The trafficking of young women for prostitution is a problem across the world. But in Iraq, it has reached such proportions that a […]

Dairy Industry Empowers Women in Nineveh

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Restores Hope to Rural Women in the Traditional Dairy Processing in Nineveh Governorate As part of its efforts to develop and diversify livelihoods, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is working to empower rural women and restore hope to returnees through […]

Enhancing Services to Women and Girls in Anbar

UNFPA, Anbar Governorate Sign Framework to Enhance Services to Women and Girls UNFPA Representative to Iraq, Dr Rita Columbia, and the Governor of Anbar, Mr Ali Farhan Al-Dulaimi, signed a Joint Cooperation Framework on Sunday to increase access to services responding to gender-based violence and protecting women and girls in Anbar. The agreement will be […]

BGC to Train 300 Female Graduates

By John Lee. The Basra Gas Company (BGC) has signed a contract with the Lotus Women's Cultural Association to launch an empowerment project to train 300 female graduates. The "Tamkeen" project will train women in the areas of computers, English language and CV writing. Malcolm Mays, General Manager of Basra Gas Company, said that this […]

Strengthening Women's Participation in Iraqi Politics

Most comprehensive report to date on women's participation in political life in Iraq: Challenges and ways to overcome them Women's participation in political processes in Iraq is hampered by many obstacles, despite Iraqi women's determination to engage in the public sphere. In 2020, Iraq ranked 70th worldwide in terms of women holding seats in parliament. […]

Women critical to Ending Corruption in Iraq

Women's participation critical to ending corruption in Iraq: New forum launches today The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iraq has launched Iraq's first-ever anti-corruption forum for women, highlighting the integral role women play in combating corruption in the country. The Women Against Corruption forum brings together 35 academics and activist Iraqi women from the […]

A Safe Space

By Madeleine White Last week was Week of Women and Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW). It is not surprising therefore that I was involved in two thought leadership events – both looking at different perspectives of the entrepreneurial ecosystem, and the players and policies that shape it. The first event was hosted by the FCO's Wilton […]

International Women’s Day Event in Iraq: Present Reality, Future Hope

Nina Magazine is delighted to be playing a pivotal role in Iraq’s International Women’s Day Celebrations on 7-8th March as media partner. Hosted in the Grand Millennium Hotel in Suleimania, over 300 delegates from across Iraq and internationally are expected to enjoy two days of knowledge-share and Kurdish hospitality. Each year International Women's Day (IWD) […]