The Cabinet Secretariat and the United Nations sign a memorandum of understanding on women

Baghdad Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Hamid Al-Ghazi, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Representative of the United Nations Development Program, Zina Ali Ahmed, to empower women in Iraq.

A statement by the Cabinet Secretariat said today that the memorandum of understanding included working to strengthen the partnership and institutional capacity of the concerned authorities; to promote gender equality, focus on the specific needs of women in Iraq, support comprehensive and gender-responsive policies, as well as provide a number of activities, programs, consultations and experiences through which women are empowered in various issues.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency