INDEPENDENT IRAQI WOMAN ORGANIZATION
Name Of Organization : Independent Iraqi Woman Organization
This organization was founded in Baghdad on the 25 th of May 2003 by Iraqi women and have branches in Erbil ,Sulaymaniyah and Karbala .
It is a civil society non governmental organization .
General Secretary of the Organization : Dr Sanaa Al- Sabagh
Goals Of Organization :
Building up a social education for Iraqi women .
Eliminating all sorts of discrimination against women .
Acquiring & giving expertness which lead to peace & security, lessen clashes , conflict resolution & peace building .
Capacity building .
Looking after maternity socially, economically and hygienically and focusing care on Iraqi children.
Contacting with organizations which care for women affairs and children and developing them.
Giving opportunity for women to participate in economical rehabilitation & giving them a chance to get a suitable job .
Supporting women, child & human rights culture .
Widespread love &peace culture & rejecting violence .
Fighting all sorts of violence against women .
Widespread political & cultural awareness .
Aware women about proper participation in election & drafting a constitution & voting .
Taking care of handicapped & paralyzed women .
The organization had received many trainings inside & outside the country . Such as capacity building , conflict resolution , negotiation , organization management , resources development & other trainings by international & local organizations .
Holding four successful conferences to bring together women to discuss important social issues such as unemployment & women & education .
Participation in many conferences , meetings & training courses in Baghdad ,governorates and abroad .
Holding cultural & hygienic meetings in many areas in Baghdad specially public areas .
Designing & publishing folders about hygiene ,environment ,culture & politics .
Construction of rehabilitation and education centre for women in Alsadder city .200 women graduated .
Conducting projects using art to express political themes . These projects had great impact on audience . Discussion rounds held about ideas of the posters such as human rights , violence against women , conflict resolution , constitution & elections .
Member of National Women Coalition In Iraq .
Leading advocacy campaigns concerning women issues .