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  1. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Crowd Ballot in Election

    On the eve of Iraq's second nationwide election, a car bomb killed at least three pilgrims

    Saturday, March 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 693
  2. Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa 2010

    In order to provide a detailed look at the conditions faced by women in the Middle East and understand the complex en

    Wednesday, March 3, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 294
  3. JORDAN: Where Iraqi Women Are Also Fathers

    Back in Najaf, Iraq, Khayzaran and her family lived in a well-kept house. They had two cars and a small orchard.

    Sunday, February 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 778
  4. IRAQ: Al Qaeda Member Arrested for Recruiting Women Suicide Bombers

    Iraqi security forces have arrested an Al Qaeda operative suspected of recruiting women to carry out suicide

    Saturday, February 20, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 503
  5. IRAQ: Iraqi Women Are Seeking Greater Political Influence

    For women in Iraq, the coming national elections offer both a promise and a reminder of the difficulty of change in t

    Tuesday, February 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 507
  6. Iraqi Widows Organization: Rebuilding and Hope

    More than three million Iraqi men have been killed in the Iraq War since 2003, leaving behind nearly 740,000 widows a

    Friday, February 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 626
  7. Monthly Action Points (MAP) on Women, Peace and Security: February 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the February 2010 version of our Monthly Action Point

    Monday, February 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 168
  8. IRAQ: Gender Profile

    Women have played important roles throughout Iraq's history.

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 924
  9. Iraq Personal Status Law of 1959 and Amendments (English Translation)

    The 1959 Iraqi Law of Personal Status (as subsequently amended) governs the manner that religious courts may settle d

    Friday, January 1, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 965
  10. IRAQ: Refugees: Women on the Margins

    Many Iraqi women refugees, sheltered temporarily in Syria, bear the scars and trauma of extreme violence suffered in

    Monday, November 30, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 346
  11. IRAQ: How are Women in Iraq Faring Now?

    Friday, August 14, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 853
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  13. IRAQ: Displaced Iraqi Women Increasingly Vulnerable to Exploitation and Abuse

    Iraqi women who have been uprooted by violence in their country are increasingly susceptible to exploitation and abus

    Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 862
  14. IRAQ: Iraqi Crisis Report: Combating Female Circumcision

    I became an activist to stop female genital mutilation last year after reading a shocking survey from a secondary sch

    Thursday, June 11, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 871
  15. Stronger Women, Stronger Nations: 2008 Iraq Report

    This report combines grassroots access and experience with international political expertise amplify women's voices i

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 275
  16. Promising Democracy, Imposing Theocracy: Gender Based Violence and the US War on Iraq

    In spring 2003, as the smoke began to clear from the US invasion of Iraq, a wave of kidnappings, abductions, public b

    Saturday, March 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 389
  17. Women In Iraq: The Gender Impact of International Sanctions

    Few social scientists embark on fieldwork in a nation at war; nonetheless, Yasmin Husein Al-Jawaheri's recent book is

    Tuesday, January 1, 2008
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 094
  18. Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills and Organizational Management: A Capacity-building Workshop for Iraqi Women Leaders

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has long recognized the distinct experience of women in conflict and post-

    Friday, June 15, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 926
  19. IRAQ: Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills and Organizational Management - A Capacity Building Workshop for Iraqi Women Leaders

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has long recognized the distinct experience of women in conflict and post-

    Friday, June 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 439
  20. Giving Voice to Women in Muslim Countries

    Survey research has a role to play in providing Muslim women with a public voice where custom and culture does not pe

    Monday, January 1, 2007
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 354
  21. Iraq, Women's Empowerment and Public Policy

    Many hopeful or promissory statements about women's role in the new Iraq have been made.

    Friday, December 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 738
  22. The Status of Women in Iraq: Update to the Assessment of Iraq's De Jure and De Facto Compliance with International Legal Standards

    This Assessment measures Iraq's compliance with internationally accepted standards of gender equality as outlined in

    Sunday, January 1, 2006
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 737
  23. International Law Obligaes the US to Uphold the Rights of Iraqi Women: An Open Letter to the US Ambassador to Iraq

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, emphatically supports the call of Iraqi women's organizati

    Wednesday, July 27, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 412
  24. MADRE Opposes Abolition of Iraqi Women's Human Rights in Draft Constitution

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization, opposes renewed attempts to impose Islamic law on the peop

    Thursday, July 21, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 739
  25. The Status of Women in Iraq, An Assessment of Iraq's De Jure and De Facto Compliance with International Legal Standards

    This Assessment measures Iraq's compliance with internationally accepted standards of gender equality as outlined in

    Friday, July 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 393
  26. Decades of suffering, Now Women deserve better

    Among the recommendations made in this report, Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to ensure that th

    Tuesday, February 22, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 740
  27. Decades of suffering, Now Women deserve better

    Among the recommendations made in this report, Amnesty International calls on the Iraqi authorities to ensure that th

    Tuesday, February 22, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 741
  28. Appeal by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq Regarding 8th March 05 - International Women's Day

    We want the same rights that women enjoy in other countries.

    Thursday, February 3, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 392
  29. The Recent Election Game Will Not Improve the Situation for Women

    Statement by the Organization of Women's Freedom in Iraq

    Monday, January 31, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 391
  30. Do Women Face Human Rights Problems in These Elections?

    Report, Human Rights Watch, 23 January 2005

    Sunday, January 23, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 424
  31. The Pursuit of Gender Equality in Post-War Iraq

    Iraq's post-war reconstruction period occupies a brief moment in time but holds long-lasting implications for women.

    Saturday, January 1, 2005
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 416
  32. Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership, Republic of Iraq/ Al Jumhouriya Al-Iraqia

    The site contains lists of female Heads of State, Prime Ministers, Ministers of Finance and Ministers of Defence and

    Thursday, November 11, 2004
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 742
  33. Background on Women's Status in Iraq Prior to the Fall of the Saddam Hussein Government

    Historically, Iraqi women and girls have enjoyed relatively more rights than many of their counterparts in the Middle

    Saturday, November 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 743
  34. Heartland of Iraq Women's Conference: Preliminary Report

    One of the largest gatherings of Iraqi women since the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime took place at the University

    Wednesday, October 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 419
  35. MADRE Opposes New UN Resolution on Iraq

    MADRE, an international women's human rights organization with special consultative status at the Economic and Social

    Friday, September 5, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 426
  36. The New Iraq-With or Without Women?

    In the sea of downtrodden, passive Islamic womanhood, Iraqi women are an uplifting exception.

    Monday, September 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 597
  37. Letter to Paul Bremer Denouncing Women's Abductions in Iraq

    The following letter was written by Yanar Mohammed to Mr.

    Sunday, August 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 427
  38. Iraqis Discuss Their Country's Future: Post-War Perspective From the Iraqi Street: Challenges For Women in the New Iraq

    Women in Iraq, as elsewhere in the world, face special challenges in their quest to fully participate in their countr

    Monday, July 28, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 746
  39. Open Letter from the Kurdish Women Action Against Honour Killing

    With each day that passes since the fall of the Baathist regime, further revelations of past atrocities are laid bare

    Friday, July 25, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 901
  40. Open Letter From Kurdish Women Action Against Honour Killing on the Participation of Iraqi Women Post-Conflict

    Open letter from the Kurdish Women Action against Honour Killing to:

    Thursday, July 24, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 434
  41. U.S. Policy on Iraqi Women's Political, Economic, and Social Participation

    The Way It Was For Iraqi Women:

    Thursday, July 17, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 093
  42. Iraq: Insecurity Driving Women Indoors

    The insecurity plaguing Baghdad and other Iraqi cities has a distinct and debilitating impact on the daily lives of w

    Tuesday, July 15, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 809
  43. Climate of Fear: Sexual Violence and Abduction of Women and Girls in Baghdad

    At a time when insecurity is on the rise in Baghdad, women and girls in Baghdad told Human Rights Watch that the inse

    Tuesday, July 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 430
  44. Gender Checklist for Iraq: A Sector Guide to Gender Concerns for the Assessment Missions


    Sunday, June 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 928
  45. Checklist of Key Gender Dimensions for Iraq by Sector

    The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) has compiled this Checklist, from various UN and non-UN source

    Sunday, June 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 441
  46. PLEASE TELL MR. BUSH …' Diaries from Iraq, May 9-May 20, 2003

    There is a high level of chaos, anarchy, frustration, and even anger in today's Iraq.

    Friday, May 9, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 900
  47. Towards Democracy: For Iraq, Women are Key

    As Iraqis meet to talk about creating an interim authority to govern their country, they will need to overcome divisi

    Saturday, April 19, 2003
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 856
  48. Iraqi Women's Health Care Needs Urgent Attention

    Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) urges the United States and coalition forces in Iraq to immediately address the dir

    Friday, April 18, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 433
  49. A Cautionary Tale from Kosovar Women to Women in Post-War Iraq

    Kosovar women started organizing in the early 1990's and worked very closely with the local parallel government that

    Tuesday, April 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 094
  50. Winning the Peace Conference Report: Women's Role in Post-Conflict Iraq

    The crucial role women can—and should—play in Iraqi reconstruction was the focus of a forum on April 21 a

    Tuesday, April 1, 2003
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 899

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