Pope Francis has called for the protection of women all over the world.
In a tweet on Monday, the Pope who recently visited Iraq, called on all to protect women and to provide them with opprtunities.
He said, “I would like to say a heartfelt thank you to all the women, especially the women of Iraq, courageous women who continue to give life, in spite of wrongs and hurts. May women be respected and protected! May they be shown respect and provided with opportunities!”