Tag Archives | Women

IWPR Iraq Boosts Women's Media Skills

By Farah Ali. This article was originally published by the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, iwpr.net, and it is reproduced by Iraq Business News with permission. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News Fourteen Iraqi women have undergone specialised IWPR training in […]

KRG participates in UN Commission on Status of Women

The KRG will participate in the inauguration ceremony of the United Nations' 56th session of the Commission on the Status of Women for the first time, with the participation of more than 190 countries. Dindar Zebari told Iraqi News agency: “The meeting will evaluate progress on gender equality, identify challenges, set global standards and formulate […]

Women’s Empowerment Organization Offers Leadership Lessons

Ms. Suzan Aref, Director of the Women’s Empowerment Organization (WEO) in Erbil, recently gave a lesson in leadership to 45 students at the Mar Qaradakh School in Erbil. This school, which offers English language and computer training courses, is sponsored by the Start Social Development Organization in collaboration with the United States Consulate in Erbil. […]

Supporting Entrepreneurship in Iraq – The Challenge of Translating Mandates to Action

By T. Keyzom Ngodup, co-founder and Executive Director at Ideas sYnergy, an Iraq based private sector development consulting company. Most development agendas for Iraq putatively support entrepreneurship and the need to support private sector development through its focus on the growing number of unemployed youth in the country. UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) recently […]