Naziq Al- Malaika Award for Creativity Women

Where
Iraq
When
2018
Who
Key objectives of the measure:

1. Activating the role of women in participation in the cultural, literary and cultural and artistic fields and emphasizing their role parallel to role of men.

2. To encourage  women to participate in the cultural creativity and motivate  them to show their  literary product.

3. Cultural exchanging  and the integration of Arab cultures with each other through  participation in the award from all Arab countries that the it  is national and international.

4.  Marketing the literary production of the Iraqi and Arab intellectuals women through promoting for the award and highlights it by wide media.

Scope of the measure:
National, International
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, financial
Main feature of the measure:

The Ministry of culture, tourism and antiquities annually organizes Naziq  Al- Malaika Award for Women's  Literary  Creativity aiming to  provide suitable  conditions  and to promote the creative capacities and  paying  attention to  the productions of  the women sector of all social classes that encourage innovation and production of cultural activities permanently and fairly.

  It is a national and international award concerning with women activists in literary field and competition would be through  participation  of  their  creativity from  cultural publications in field of poetry, novel and literary criticism as well as continuous stimulation  financially and by wide media to encourage their cultural innovation.

This award also contributes to promote and market the literary productions and to benefit from the financial returns by selling books and winning publications or participating the award at the  national and international levels

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

1. The participation of women interested in the cultural and literary affairs in the award  is widely (50%) each year compared to the year preceding it from Iraq and the Arab countries.

2. Stimulating more women to create  in the literary sector to raise the awareness of women and paying attention to the cultural and literary production  by women

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

40000 $  four thousands dollars 

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Publishing
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution