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  1. IRAQ: Female Suicide Bombers 'Weapon of Choice' for Al-Qaida, Expert Says

    Women have been involved in terrorist activities for more than 100 years, but from 2007 to 2008 there was an 800 perc

    Monday, December 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 690
  2. IRAQ: Salbi Discusses Iraqi Women's Rights

    Zainab Salbi, the founder of the nonprofit humanitarian organization Women for Women International and author of &ldq

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 471
  3. IRAQ: Women Organization Helped Bring Down Trafficking Chain in Iraq

    Security forces in Iraq have arrested Eman ”Dakhiliya”, who run one of the worse trafficking chains in Ba

    Thursday, September 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 361
  4. MIDDLE EAST: Arab Spring vs. Women's Rights

    In the "Arab Spring" countries in transition, women are now marginalized or excluded entirely from politica

    Thursday, June 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 156
  5. IRAQ and KURDISTAN: Where Arranged Marriages Are Customary, Suicides Grow More Common

    With her father sitting nearby, 16-year-old Jenan Merza struggled to explain why she was lying in bed recovering from

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 098
  6. IRAQ: Study Shows Female Genital Mutilation is Common in Kirkuk, Iraq

    For the first time, an empirical study proved that female genital mutilation is also prevalent in parts of Iraq beyon

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 994
  7. IRAQ: "Honor Killings" Require Tougher Laws, Say Iraqi Women

    Near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a father doused his three teenage daughters with boiling water and shot them

    Tuesday, March 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 879
  8. IRAQ: Gender and Conflict in Iraq

    Gender violence in conflict zones can stem from a multitude of factors – societal customs, ideologies, stress,

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 832