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IF Executive Director Meets with Members of the Iraqi Council of Representatives

February 22, 2016
- IF’s Executive Director Mrs. Basma Fakri met with members of the Iraqi COR on February 16th, 2016 to discuss IF’s al-Rasid project. Those present at the meeting also discussed UNSCR 1325 and the need to create a body in the state to push for women’s rights after the recent dissolution of the Women’s Affairs Committee.                                   Additional meeting details in Arabic

Al-Rasid Activity 8 Photos

January 29, 2016
- The Iraq Foundation’s partners in Babil and the Ninawa plain successfully held three sessions of this activity during November & December 2015. The sessions targeted a total of 84 female GBV survivors, judges, members of the family protection units, and representatives from the local government. Babil                                                                                                                       Ain Kawa

Al-Rasid Activity 7 Photos

January 29, 2016
- As part of Activity 7 in Al-Rasid, PTFs held 9 community meetings to set priorities on GBV and the inclusion of women in peace-making initiatives. Participants focused on issues included in the NAP. These meetings were attended by 327 community members including 212 women and 115 men. Babil                                                                                                                 Baghdad                                                               Ain Kawa

Al-Rasid Activity 6 Photos

January 29, 2016
- As part of carrying out Activity 6 of Al-Rasid, which encompasses monthly meetings with local officials and stakeholders to implement the NAP, PTFs reached out to 369 participants (211 men, 158 women). Additionally, PTFs reached out to provincial officials and local decision makers for consultation and advocacy in order to evolve policies and mechanisms for implementing the NAP in light of local needs and conditions. A total of 14 meetings were held in this reporting period. Basra meeting:                                                                                                                                   … Continue reading