Under the slogan "Women are the basis of society," the first marathon of women of it kind in Iraq kicked off on Friday March 8, the International Women's Day in front of the National Museum "Amna Swraka" organized by the Sulaymaniyah Marathon Organization in cooperation with the Kurdistan Women's Union.
A source familiar with PUKmedia said that there will be special awards for the winners from companies supporting the marathon with the participation of a large number of women of different ages, nationalities, sects and other countries to confirm the role of women in society and in all fields.
"The marathon is the first of its kind in Iraq for women from all Iraqi provinces, in support of women's positions and for celebrating their day and scream against those who stop their march forward," said Sana, head of the Marathon.
More than 200 women of different ages and nationalities participated in the marathon to confirm the role of women in the Iraqi and Kurdish communities in particular.
"We are sending a message through the marathon to the international community to support women in Iraq," Sana added.
PUKmedia / Adnan Ahmad