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Wola Managing Director (Shokhan Hamhershid) participates in the preparatory meeting for the 74th session of the CEDAW Committee in Geneva.
On March 11-12, 2019, the Wola Director participated in the preparatory meeting of the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in Geneva - the United Nations Building, which is part of its 74th Session, to be held on October 21 - November 8, 2019 , Concerning the discussion of the Seventh National Report of the Republic of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region for the year 2018 on the implementation of its obligations under the Convention.
The director of the organization, Shokhan Hamamrshid, presented an oral intervention on the situation of Iraqi women, Kurdistan region, the law against domestic violence and systematic and systematic physical and sexual violence in the context of security chaos and the control of armed gangs, displacement and displacement. And the slow implementation of resolution 2379 on accountability of perpetrators of violations and crimes, transitional justice mechanisms for reparation and rehabilitation of victims, the slow implementation of national strategies and plans for the advancement and empowerment of women and the strengthening of their role in decision-making positions , Restoring stability, reconciliation and community coexistence, and the absence of a unified national machinery for women.
The ICRC's questions about the impact of Article 41 of the Constitution include the enactment of laws on sectarian grounds to regulate personal status, the reasons that prevent the enactment of the Family Violence Act, the extent to which women participate in national and community reconciliation committees, and their inclusion in peace processes. And the risks and challenges faced by women human rights defenders.
The Committee is reminded of the most important issues on Iraq's national report to indicate progress in the implementation of the Convention.

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