Ms. Shemiran Denkha, Director of the Office of Civil Society Organizations of the Assyrian Democratic Movement met Mrs. Ibtisam Aziz Ali, Director General of the Iraqi Women’s Empowerment Department in her office at the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers on Thursday, March 15, 2018.
The meeting discussed the general situation in Iraqi society, as well as challenges facing women in all areas of life. The focus was on what can be provided to women who suffered from the conditions of displacement and migration, and assist survivors of ISIS and integrate them into society.
During the meeting, Ms. Shemiran gave a detailed explanation of the Assyrian Women’s Union since its establishment, and the difficulties facing the organization. Dr. Ibtisam promised to support the Union, and concluded by expressing her satisfaction with the meeting and called for continued communication between the two entities for the betterment of Iraqi women in general.