Baghdad, 6 December 2017 –The United Nations pressed at a meeting in the context of the 16 Days of Activism for expanding the space for women in State institutions, political parties, economic and social life and for enhanced and effective protection of their rights.

Every day, women engage in various activities - ranging from household chores to office work and business – to help develop their families and communities. To highlight some of the roles that Iraqi women play during difficult economic times, UNAMI talks to Thikrayat Abdullah (Sona), as part of their International Women’s Day celebrations series.

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Every year on 8 March, women all over the world participate in different activities to celebrate their successes and highlight the challenges they continue to face on issues ranging, among other things, from proper and safe health services, education, equal access to job opportunities as well as political participation.

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