Thursday 11 May
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and a women’s delegation from the US Congress on Thursday stressed the importance of supporting Iraqi women.
Al-Abbadi’s office said in a statement to Alsumaria News that the latter “received, today, the delegation of the US Congresswoman headed by Congresswoman Martha Ruby.”
The statement added that “during the meeting, congratulated the victories achieved by the Iraqi forces on gangs, calling for terrorism and strengthening bilateral cooperation between Iraq and the United States of America, as well as the importance of supporting Iraqi women and their great role in Iraqi society and state building.”
The MP for the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan Rizan Sheikh Delir stressed, on (25 November 2016), that the three presidencies with all their capabilities did not move a finger towards the situation of women, which is getting worse “every year, while demanding legislation to enable women to obtain their rights without “injustice”.