$ 14 million from Canada to set up projects for Iraqi women

13/3/2019 19:54:00

Canadian Ambassador to Iraq Paul Gibbard announced on Wednesday his country's contribution of 14 million dollars to the construction of three new projects benefiting Iraqi women.


"Supporting women and girls is the best way to build a more peaceful, inclusive and prosperous Iraq," Gibbard told a news conference in Baghdad on Wednesday. "Canada will contribute to the creation of three projects worth 14 million dollars that will benefit Iraqi women."


"His country will support efforts to strengthen local humanitarian organizations and movements that promote women's rights," the Canadian ambassador said.




PUKmedia / Follow Up


Sham Ahmed: A candidate for the European Union

A Kurdish girl nominated herself for a seat in the European Union and her nomination number is 13.


Sham Ahmed says “I was a little girl when I came from Kurdistan to Eu...

»  A Kurdish journalist is a candidate in municipal elections in Germany
»  UK.. First Kurdish mayor of the 'Lambeth' city

Bafel Talabani: Another intra-Kurdish conflict will not happen

Sulaymaniyah, Iraq - Over the past year, Iraq has seen a number of major political developments, including the fallout of the Kurdish independence referendum, the May national elections, and the Se...

»   Kurdish novelist Burhan Sonmez: ‘The only way out is to criticise loudly’
»  PUK delegation reveals the main topics of the meetings in Baghdad

Breaking the Cycle of Shame in Iraq

With Iraq’s displacement crisis, violence against women and girls has reached new levels of cruelty. However, with a forthcoming transition into stabilisation and the signed commitment to imp...

»  US plans to deploy 120,000 troops in Middle East
»  A Statistic: More than 34 thousand foreign workers in the Kurdistan Region