Historically, Iraqi women and girls have enjoyed relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle
One of the largest gatherings of Iraqi women since the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime took place at the University
MADRE, an international women's human rights organization with special consultative status at the Economic and Social
In the sea of downtrodden, passive Islamic womanhood, Iraqi women are an uplifting exception.
The following letter was written by Yanar Mohammed to Mr.
Women in Iraq, as elsewhere in the world, face special challenges in their quest to fully participate in their countr
With each day that passes since the fall of the Baathist regime, further revelations of past atrocities are laid bare
Open letter from the Kurdish Women Action against Honour Killing to:
The Way It Was For Iraqi Women:
At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the inse
The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has compiled this Checklist, from various UN and non-UN source
There is a high level of chaos, anarchy, frustration, and even anger in today's Iraq.
As Iraqis meet to talk about creating an interim authority to govern their country, they will need to overcome divisi
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urges the United States and coalition forces in Iraq to immediately address the dir
Kosovar women started organizing in the early 1990's and worked very closely with the local parallel government that
The crucial role women can—and should—play in Iraqi reconstruction was the focus of a forum on April 21 a
The Iraqi refugee crisis has already begun.
War or no war, more than 2,000 Iraqi women give birth every day.