For the first time, a woman wins the position of president of a union

On the Enki Hall of Dialogue in Baghdad, the elections of the General Union of Social and Tourism Services took place in a friendly atmosphere that Iraqi women had a distinguished presence through the candidates in order to win votes and take their role in this vital area, which was limited in previous years to men only if the participants were also men, the voting process started with the participation of everyone to elect the members of this union, where Ms. Samira Ghazi Shaalan won. This is the first time women win this position in addition to other female candidates according to the election order supervised by the Iraqi Trade Union Federation.


At the beginning of the process, questionnaires were distributed to all participants, men and women alike. The end of...
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