Head of Ministry’s Human Rights Department Meets Director General of the Iraqi Women Empowerment Department

Head of the Human Rights Department, Plenipotentiary Minister Dr. Ali Hilal, met on 10/04/2021, with Dr. Yosra Karim Mohsin, Director General of the Iraqi Women Empowerment Department of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers.

The two sides reviewed cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Department of Women’s Empowerment in the spheres of supporting and enhancing the Iraqi women in line with the Iraqi laws in force and the international human rights conventions, as well as activating the national plans concerned with imposing Security Council Resolution No.1325 on women, peace and security.

They also discussed mechanisms for representing Iraq in the international organizations concerned with women’s affairs, such as the Arab Women’s Organization and the OIC women’s development organization, as well as activating Iraq’s participation in the international forums to reflect national achievements related to women’s empowerment and support in various fields.