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Al-Hakim foundation organized the fourth annual activity of Islamic Day of Anti violence against
women where a large number of women and a number of political figures from different blocs,
sects and ethnic groups were present.
Al-Hakim foundation is always concerned in organizing political and cultural meetings to spread
the concept of eliminating violence against women.
In 2008 an initiative was launched by the late SayyidAbdul Aziz Al-Hakim to declare the first of Safar
(Islamic Calendar) as the Islamic Day of Anti-Violence against Women and he called on
international organizations and institutions to play a role in the protection of women, who are
suffering from injustice and oppression in some societies.
On December 29, 2011 the Foundation held the Fourth Annual Forum of Anti Violence against
Secretary General of Al-Hakim foundation adressed in his speech the need to transform women's
grievances to the real starting point of building and change.
Sayyid Amar Al-Hakim also confirmed that women are the biggest victims of humanitarian violence
as we have seen in our history, whether it was physical, psychological, or moral.
Sayyed Amar Al-Hakim pointed that the Islamic view towards women is the view of diversity
between human sex,but not discrimination, Islam does not discriminate between men and
women, but rather reflects the state of differentiation between them, where the rights and
obligations equal to the men and women that are related to the exchange and integration of roles
H.E. emphasized the need to launch a scientific and practical initiative process which is a clearly
defined project, and outlined ten points for this initiative:
1- Establish a higher commission for women to develop the necessary scenarios, plans and
2- Providing the Ministry of Women in Iraq with full power and authorities.
3- Starting a national campaign to inform women of their constitutional, legal and social rights.
4- Establishment of specialized institutes in all provinces for training and providing women with the
skills required in their various tasks and affairs.
5- The establishment of special units in the police to deal with the special problems of women and
violence faced by women in the social dimension.
6- Social supervision by the Ministry of Women on the female prisoners in Iraq.
7- Encouraging the Iraqi banks to provide interest-free loans to micro- finance projects for women
to help in solving many financial hardships facing the millions of widows and women without
sponsors or sources of income.
8-Calling the government to bear the responsibility of providing sustenance for widows, people
with special needs and women without source of income in the provision of housing and other
necessary requirements of life .
9- Providing appropriate jobs opportunities for women in the state and privet sector.
10- Establishing of women's social service centers in all the provinces.
|Date:||29 December 2011|
|Action Type:||Awareness Raising|
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