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A Geographical - Political Analysis of the Determinants of women's empowerment in Iraq
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Iraq | 2020 | 34 p.
Zainab Ali Mazloum, Lateef Kamel Kelaiwy
Arab States

Empowering women is one of the modern topics that geopolitics is concerned with, especially after the United Nations adopted in the eighties of the twentieth century the strategy of empowering women against the background of discrimination against them on the basis of gender and depriving them of equal opportunities compared to males in the fields of learning and work as well as drawing state policy, that empowerment The political status of women is based on two main variables: the first is the removal of legislative, administrative, and social determinants that hinder women's political participation, and the second is the creation of political measures and measures that support women's participation and increase their effectiveness by developing their capabilities, nah As for employing those capabilities in the institutional framework of political units, so states at various levels and orientations, including Iraq, are keen to eliminate gender differences and women's empowerment through achieving comprehensive development in general and political development in particular because they mimic political empowerment, however Iraq has said a lot in this field by doing The many political transformations and wars that affected the state, as well as the great challenges that faced and still face the Iraqi political decision-maker with its various political, security, economic and social dimensions.

Resource Type: 
International normative instruments / policy and advocacy documents
Research papers / journal articles
Preventing violent extremism / genocide
Sustainable development / sustainability
Level of education: 
Lifelong learning
Non-formal education
Empowerment of women
human rights