Iraqi Communist Party

 Iraqi women are resilient despite violence and the coronavirus pandemic The 8th of March is a day when we renew our commitment to continue the struggle as defenders of women’s rights, contributing to tackling the country’s problems in general, and those of women and girls in particular, and improving their living and social conditions in urban and rural Iraq. This includes responding to their health, psychological and legal needs, and ensuring appropriate shelters and housing to protect them from violence, exploitation and trafficking. The 8th of March 2021 has come while we are still facing many health and environmental challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic and its social and economic impact, that are further aggravated by a complex political and security situation. The latter is caused by the ethno-sectarian power-sharing system and corruption that still plagues Iraq and its people. Despite these enormous challenges, Iraqi women have proven their strength…

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Iraqi Women's League: Statement on the occasion of 8th March, International Women's Day