The Center of As-Siddiqa al-Tahira (peace be upon her) has embraced in its celebration hall on Friday 14th Shawwal 1439 AH, corresponding to June30, 2018 the third media forum organized by the Women's Library Division of the Department of Intellectual and Cultural Affairs at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, in the presence of its senior official as well as the media women figures in addition to the magazine's writers.
The ceremony began with a recitation of verses from the Holy Quran by the reader Sayed Hasanein al-Hilo, followed by reading Surat al-Fatiha in memory of the martyrs, then the hymn of Iraq followed by "Tune of Pride" the hymn of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine.
Then the Senior Official of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine delivered his word focusing on the support and encouragement of this forum organized by the Riyadh az-Zahra Magazine, and how the media women faced many hardships by great effort to keep their voice heard.
Then a film report about the magazine was screened. The first session of the forum was then concluded by a poem.
On the side-lines of the forum, we met Mrs. Asmaa Ra'd, the official of the Women's Library at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, who explained the women's media activities, stating: "The forum is one of the most important media outlets for women, as it creates opportunity for communication and contact with the methodology of the conservative women media map under the slogan "The development of media under the media culture of women", which an opportunity to know the Iraqi women's media . We started by inviting the Iraqi media figures, and we hope that in the future, we can make our forum international."
The second meeting was with Dr. Maryam al-Tamimi, member of the administration of the research sessions stating that this is a qualitative forum through which the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine sheds the light on the media women through its logistic and academic support, making the forum a platform for meeting and progress.
Third meeting was with the winner Dr. Ghosoon al-Mhimdawi, who praised the methodological plan of the media forum, which gave women the distinguished media experience through giving them the opportunity to write and show their publications. Therefore, we thank the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine for giving great attention to the academic research of women to refine important information." Indicating: "The presence of the eminence the senior official of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine in itself a support for the forum and for the essence of women in front of the challenges."
The second sessions was focused about the interventions made by a number of writers through skype. The first day of the forum was concluded by performing the Ziyarat of the two holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them).